Lucerne and melilot, both seemingly the common European species, were very plentiful.
melilot is good in salves and ointments for swellings and inflammations.
And when thou art come to melilot set thy share beneath the roots of her feet, and take her up to me out of the ground.
melilot, mel′i-lot, n. a genus of clover-like plants with white or yellow flowers and a peculiar sweet odour.
It's a hay cheese, flavored heavily with melilot, a kind of clover that's also grown for hay.
melilot, a genus of clover-like plants of the natural order of Leguminose.
The whole plant smells of melilot; even after it has been dried and kept for years it does not lose this scent.