Definition of medick in English:

medick

(British, US medic)

noun

  • A yellow-flowered Eurasian and African plant of the pea family related to alfalfa, some kinds of which are grown for fodder or green manure.

    • ‘Black medick is abundant on roadsides, dry grasslands and sand-dunes, though rare in the north-west.’
    • ‘Legumes planted as cover crops include clovers, medics, peas, and beans.’

Origin

Late Middle English: from Latin medica, from Greek Mēdikē (poa) ‘Median (grass)’.

Pronunciation

medick

/ˈmiːdɪk/