What does vetch mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vetch(noun)

    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


  1. vetch(Noun)

    Any of several leguminous plants, of the genus Vicia, often grown as green manure and for their edible seeds.

  2. Origin: From veche, from vicia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vetch(noun)

    any leguminous plant of the genus Vicia, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is V. sativa

  2. Origin: [Also fitch; OE. ficche, feche, for veche, OF. veche, vecce, vesche, vesce, F. vesce, fr. L. vicia.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vetch

    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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vetch in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vetch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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