Meaning of alfalfa

al•fal•fa

Pronunciation: (al-fal'fu), [key]
— n.
  1. a plant, Medicago sativa, of the legume family, usually having bluish-purple flowers, originating in the Near East and widely cultivated as a forage crop. Also called
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