alfalfa

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish alfalfez, from Arabic الفصفصة (al-fíṣfiṣa, al-fáṣfaṣa, fresh fodder), from Persian اسپست (espest, aspest), from Middle Persian 𐭠𐭮𐭯𐭮𐭲 (aspast).

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alfalfa (countable and uncountable, plural alfalfas)

  1. (uncountable) A plant, principally of Medicago sativa, grown as a pasture crop.
  2. (countable) A type or breed of this plant.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

alfalfa

  1. alfalfa

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الفصفصة (al-fíṣfiṣa, al-fáṣfaṣa, fresh fodder).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a̠lˈfa̠l.fa̠/

Noun[edit]

alfalfa f (plural alfalfas)

  1. (botany) alfalfa

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