Definition of milk vetch in English:

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milk vetch

noun

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