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English noun: alfalfa

1. alfalfa (plant) important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop


Synonymslucerne, Medicago sativa


Broader (hypernym)medic, medick, trefoil


Part holonymalfalfa

2. alfalfa (food) leguminous plant grown for hay or forage


Broader (hypernym)fodder


Part meronymalfalfa, lucerne, Medicago sativa









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