Definition of vetchling in English:


Syllabification: vetch·ling
Pronunciation: /ˈveCHliNG


  • A widely distributed scrambling plant related to the vetches, typically having fewer leaflets.
    • Genus Lathyrus, family Leguminosae: several species, including L. palustris
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    • Field pea, lentil, and blue vetchling were also present.
    • Once you get your eye tuned in to seeing the flowers in a sea of waving long grass, though, it is not too hard to spot little groups of these flowering vetchlings here and there.
    • The vetches and vetchlings are native to temperate areas in both hemispheres and their range even extends into mountainous parts of Africa.

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