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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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