from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of leguminous plants of the tribe Vicieæ, distinguished from the large related genus Lathyrus by the dilated summit of the style, which is inflexed and hardened, with reflexed margins above, and bearded on the inner face.
  • n. In zoology, a genus of bivalves.

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  • n. small genus of variable annual Eurasian vines: peas


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