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