Definition of medick in English:

medick

(also medic)

noun

  • A plant of the pea family related to alfalfa, some kinds of which are grown for fodder or green manure and some kinds of which are troublesome weeds.

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

medick

/ˈmedik/