any of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and small variously colored flowers; includes valuable forage and soil-building plants
Any of several leguminous plants, of the genus Vicia, often grown as green manure and for their edible seeds.
Origin: From veche, from vicia.
any leguminous plant of the genus Vicia, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is V. sativa
Origin: [Also fitch; OE. ficche, feche, for veche, OF. veche, vecce, vesche, vesce, F. vesce, fr. L. vicia.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vech, n. a genus of plants, mostly climbing, some cultivated for fodder, esp. the tare.—n. Vetch′ling, a name of various vetch-like plants.—adj. Vetch′y, abounding with vetches: (Spens.) consisting of vetches. [O.Fr. veche (Fr. vesce)—L. vicia, akin to vincīre, to bind.]
The numerical value of vetch in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of vetch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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