Chichling
Chichling Chich"ling, Chichling vetch Chich"ling vetch`, n. [Chich + -ling.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({Lathyrus sativus}), with broad flattened seeds which are sometimes used for food. [1913 Webster]

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  • chichling — chich(e)ling obs. f. chickling …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chichling vetch — Chichling Chich ling, Chichling vetch Chich ling vetch , n. [Chich + ling.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({Lathyrus sativus}), with broad flattened seeds which are sometimes used for food. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lathyrus sativus — Chichling Chich ling, Chichling vetch Chich ling vetch , n. [Chich + ling.] (Bot.) A leguminous plant ({Lathyrus sativus}), with broad flattened seeds which are sometimes used for food. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Abrus precatorius — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anthyllis vulneraria — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chickling — ˈchikliŋ noun or chickling vetch ( s) Etymology: by folk etymology (probably influence of chick) (I) from earlier chichling, from chich + ling : the grass pea ( …   Useful english dictionary

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