Definitions for vicia sativa
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spring vetch, Vicia sativa(noun)
herbaceous climbing plant valuable as fodder and for soil-building
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant species of the genus VICIA, family FABACEAE. The seed is used for food and contains THIOCYANATES such as prunasin, cyanoalanine, cyanogen, and vicine.
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