vetch·​ling ˈvech-liŋ How to pronounce vetchling (audio)
: any of various leguminous herbs (genus Lathyrus and especially L. pratensis)

Word History

First Known Use

1578, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vetchling was in 1578

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“Vetchling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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