vetch|ling

vetch|ling
vetch|ling «VEHCH lihng», noun.
any one of a group of vetchlike herbs of the pea family, especially a common meadow weed.

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  • vetch — vetch; vetch·ling; …   English syllables

  • ling — Heath Heath (h[=e]th), n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h[=ae][eth]; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei[eth]r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. hai[thorn]i field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh[=e]tra field …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • chick|ling — «CHIHK lihng», noun, or chickling vetch, a European vetch cultivated for its edible seeds, and also used as a forage plant. ╂[earlier chicheling (diminutive) < Middle English chiche Old French; see etym. under chickpea (Cf. ↑chickpea)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • chickling vetch — noun see chickling * * * chick|ling «CHIHK lihng», noun, or chickling vetch, a European vetch cultivated for its edible seeds, and also used as a forage plant. ╂[earlier chicheling (diminutive) < Middle English chiche Old French; see etym.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vetchling — vetch·ling …   English syllables

  • vetchling — vetch•ling [[t]ˈvɛtʃ lɪŋ[/t]] n. pln any of various plants of the genus Lathyrus, of the legume family, similar to the vetch • Etymology: 1570–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Lathyrus Nissolia — Vetchling Vetch ling, n. [Vetch + ling.] (Bot.) Any small leguminous plant of the genus {Lathyrus}, especially {Lathyrus Nissolia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vetchling — Vetch ling, n. [Vetch + ling.] (Bot.) Any small leguminous plant of the genus {Lathyrus}, especially {Lathyrus Nissolia}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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