ervil

[ ur-vil ]
/ ˈɜr vɪl /

noun

a vetch, Vicia ervilia, grown in Europe for forage.

Origin of ervil

1545–55; < Latin ervilia, akin to ervum bitter vetch; probably of non-IE orig.
Also called ers.
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