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Variant of medic1.


(ˈmɛdɪk) or


(Plants) any small leguminous plant of the genus Medicago, such as black medick or sickle medick, having yellow or purple flowers and trifoliate leaves
[C15: from Latin mēdica, from Greek mēdikē (poa) Median (grass), a type of clover]
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Noun1.medick - any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leavesmedick - any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Medicago, Medicago - a genus of herbs that resemble clover
Medicago arborea, moon trefoil - evergreen shrub of southern European highlands having downy foliage and a succession of yellow flowers throughout the summer followed by curious snail-shaped pods
Medicago falcata, sickle alfalfa, sickle lucerne, sickle medick - European medic naturalized in North America having yellow flowers and sickle-shaped pods
Calvary clover, Medicago echinus, Medicago intertexta - an annual of the Mediterranean area having spiny seed pods and leaves with dark spots
black medick, hop clover, Medicago lupulina, nonesuch clover, yellow trefoil - prostrate European herb with small yellow flowers and curved black pods; naturalized in North America
alfalfa, lucerne, Medicago sativa - important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
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Besides clover and Chamomile the other medieval favourites were medick and sainfoin.
Die Nicht-Einheit der Geschichte als historiographische Herausforderung: Zur historischen Relevanz und Anstossigkeit der Geschlechtergeschichte', in Hans Medick & Anne-Charlott Trepp (eds.
Peter Bogardus, Greene County Court of Common Pleas 1822, GrCHS; for a European perspective on the same custom that emphasizes sexual regulation, see Hans Medick, "Spinnstuben auf dem Dorf.
Nota do Autor: Esta e a melhor ocasiao para agradecer a Kai Erikson e Hans Medick por criticarem tao bem este ensaio, e para pedir desculpas por nao ter conseguido transforma-lo em algo que agradasse a ambos.
Fred Medick, Conversation: GPS Monitoring of Domestic Violence Offenders: Maximal Safety, Minimal Intrusion: Monitoring Civil Protective Orders Without Implicating Privacy, 43 HARV.
TREAT weedy lawns with Verdone Extra to get rid of difficult small-leaved weeds such as black medick, common mouse-ear and lesser trefoil as well as the ordinary ones such as dandelions, daisies and buttercups.
Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association, 2006 Aftermarket Financial Symposium, Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Chicago, IL, Susan Medick (301) 654-6664 --September 26-27.
Medick, chief executive of the MRCGroup Research Institute, which, in partnership with NBC and Nielsen, opened the facility at the Venetian, feels differently.
As a model case study see Hans Medick, Weben und Uberleben in Laichingen 1650-1900.
AIT is black medick (Medicago lupulina), which is very common, especially on dry and light soils but it does produce masses of hard black seeds, so control should be carried out before the seeds ripen.