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1. alfalfa

noun. ['ˌælˈfælfə'] important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop.

Synonyms

  • Medicago sativa
  • medick
  • trefoil
  • lucerne

Etymology

  • alfalfez (Spanish)
  • الفصفصة (Arabic)

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How do you pronounce alfalfa?

Pronounce alfalfa as ˌælˈfælfə.

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Example sentences of the word alfalfa


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Do not feed your guinea pigs alfalfa or clover hays, which are too high in protein and calcium.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Plain grass type hay is the best option, followed by alfalfa cubes if hay is in short supply.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Offer alfalfa hay to a baby bunny beginning at 7 weeks.

2. alfalfa

noun. ['ˌælˈfælfə'] leguminous plant grown for hay or forage.

Synonyms

  • Medicago sativa
  • fodder

Etymology

  • alfalfez (Spanish)
  • الفصفصة (Arabic)
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