from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any shrubby or herbaceous plant of the genus Lespedeza, widely used for forage, soil improvement, and especially hay in the Southern U.S.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of leguminous plants of the tribe Hedysareæ, distinguished by the generally one-seeded and one-jointed pod and the pinnately trifoliate leaves without stipules. See hoopkoopplant, and Japan clover (under Japan).
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- n. shrubby or herbaceous plants widely used for forage, soil improvement, and especially hay in southern United States
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