Definition of vetch noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//vetʃ//
; NAmE NAmE//vetʃ//
[uncountable, countable]
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a plant of the pea family. There are several types of vetch, one of which is used as food for farm animals. Word OriginMiddle English: from Anglo-Norman French veche, from Latin vicia.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: vetch