Vicia sativa
Vetch Vetch, n. [Also fitch; OE. ficche, feche, for veche, OF. veche, vecce, vesche, vesce, F. vesce, fr. L. vicia.] (Bot.) Any leguminous plant of the genus {Vicia}, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is {Vicia sativa}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The name is also applied to many other leguminous plants of different genera; as the chichling vetch, of the genus {Lathyrus}; the horse vetch, of the genus {Hippocrepis}; the kidney vetch ({Anthyllis vulneraria}); the milk vetch, of the genus {Astragalus}; the licorice vetch, or wild licorice ({Abrus precatorius}). [1913 Webster]

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