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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of medic1.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of various European and North African herbs, of the genus Medicago, several of which are grown for fodder etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See medic.
  • n. See medic.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves

Etymologies

From Middle English medike, from Latin mēdica, from Ancient Greek μηδίκη (mēdikē), short for Μηδικὴ πόα (Mēdikē poa, literally "Median grass"); so called because medick was imported from Media to Greece during the Greco-Persian Wars.[2] (Wiktionary)

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