1. [syn: wild licorice, wild liquorice, Astragalus glycyphyllos]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Milk vetch \Milk" vetch`\ (Bot.)
A leguminous herb (Astragalus glycyphyllos) of Europe and
Asia, supposed to increase the secretion of milk in goats.
Note: The name is sometimes taken for the whole genus
Astragalus, of which there are about two hundred
species in North America, and even more elsewhere.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: European perennial [syn: wild licorice, wild liquorice,