kidney vetch

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kidney vetch

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(Plants) a silky leguminous perennial plant, Anthyllis vulneraria, of Europe and N Africa, with yellow or orange flowers. Also called: ladies' fingers
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Noun1.kidney vetch - perennial Eurasian herb having heads of red or yellow flowers and common in meadows and pastureskidney vetch - perennial Eurasian herb having heads of red or yellow flowers and common in meadows and pastures; formerly used medicinally for kidney disorders
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Anthyllis, genus Anthyllis - genus of Mediterranean herbs and shrubs