Definition of milk vetch in English:

milk vetch


  • A yellow-flowered Eurasian plant of the pea family, grown in some regions as a fodder plant.

    Astragalus glycyphyllos, family Leguminosae

    • ‘Tonics like ginseng, the root of membranous milk vetch, dangsheng and baishu are used.’
    • ‘Under the agreement, the agency will close 49,000 acres of the Algodones Dunes, the largest dune ecosystem in North America, to preserve the only U.S. home of Peirson's milk vetch.’