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medick

US medic

/ (ˈmɛdɪk) /
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noun

any small leguminous plant of the genus Medicago, such as black medick or sickle medick, having yellow or purple flowers and trifoliate leaves

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C15: from Latin mēdica, from Greek mēdikē (poa) Median (grass), a type of clover
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