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Definition of the noun alfalfa
What does alfalfa mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: alfalfas
- important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Medicago sativa
- synonym of alfalfa: lucerne
- more generic words: medic / medick / trefoil = any of several Old World herbs of the genus Medicago having small flowers and trifoliate compound leaves
- geographic area: Caribbean, North America, Oceania
- leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- more generic word: fodder = coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
- part of: lucerne / Medicago sativa = important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
Alternative definition of the noun alfalfa
- [uncountable] A plant, Medicago sativa, grown as a pasture crop.
- synonym: lucerne [British]
- [countable] A type or breed of this plant.
- Alfalfa is an unincorporated community in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States, in the high desert 16 miles east of Bend. Alfalfa was named for the primary forage crop grown there under irrigation. Alfalfa had a post office from 1912 until 1922. The ranching community has a population of about 400 families.
- Alfalfa a.k.a. Alfalfa, Oklahoma: Alfalfa is an unincorporated community in Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States. Alfalfa is located on Oklahoma State Highway 58 8 miles north of Carnegie.
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- Alfalfa a.k.a. Alfalfa, Alabama: Alfalfa is an unincorporated community in Marengo County, Alabama. Alfalfa had a post office at one time, but it no longer exists.
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There are other places with in their name, like Alfalfa County.
- Alfalfa is a fictional film character.
- Alfalfa is a fictional character from the 1938 film Prairie Justice.
"Alfalfa" is an album by Japanese singer Minayo Watanabe.
- released on (28 years ago)
- "Alfalfa" is a book by J. M. Westgate.
- "Alfalfa" is a book by C. A. Zavitz.
- "Alfalfa" is a book by Frank App.
"Alfalfa" is a 1987 short film directed by Richard Kwietniowski.
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- genre: LGBT
- released in (28 years ago)
- award: - Teddy Award for Best Short Film, received by Richard Kwietniowski
Phrases with Alfalfa
Phrases starting with the word Alfalfa:
- Alfalfa Dodder
- alfalfa looper
- alfalfa sprout
- alfalfa weevil
- Alfalfa Arbórea
- Alfalfa Plant Bug
- Alfalfa Gall Midge
- Alfalfa Caterpillar
- Alfalfa Seed Chalcid
- Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee
- Alfalfa Blotch Leafminer
Phrases ending with the word Alfalfa:
Other phrases containing the word Alfalfa:
Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Alfalfa
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American Swineherd (1913)
Published Monthly in the Interests of Swine Raising
Alfalfa is a drought resister. Alfalfa is the best soil doctor.
Alfalfa means more money and bet|ter homes. Raise what you feed and feed what you raise.
by Dr. Rajeev Sharma
Alfalfa is a native of Europe. It is now widely cultivated in the temperate regions, the subtropics and higher altitudes in the tropics. It is grown through out India. Alfalfa is a valuable source of vitamins A, B, D, E and G. It also contains some ...
The Sheep-breeder (1912)
Alfalfa is a feed rich in protein, in material that makes red flesh and blood, bone and wool. Sheep need feeds rich in protein more than do other animals. They can't stand a diet JOSEPH E. WING.
by Paul R. Johnson
Alfalfa is the main irrigated crop. Small grain and tame grasses also are grown. Controlling erosion and soil blowing, improving tilth and fertility, and managing water are concerns in management. Limiting the length of irrigation runs to those ...
by Mathew Attokaran
Alfalfa is a flowering plant belonging to the pea family and is used as an important forage crop. Its primary use is for the feeding of ...
by Christian Huyghe
Bernadette Julier, Karine Bernard, Chrystel Gibelin, Thierry Huguet, and François Lelièvre Abstract Alfalfa is the most important forage crop cultivated in semi-arid areas, both in rainfed and irrigated conditions. Water available for crops is a ...
by Nicole Faires
Uses: bee forage, edible, leguminous nitrogen fixer Species: Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Growing: Alfalfa is the forage and hay of choice for livestock, although too much of it can...
Alfalfa is a perennial legume that grows well in welldrained loam .
Alfalfa is the most profitable crop to raise. \ 'n the average, it costs $9.50 to $11.00 to produce an...
Gleanings in Bee Culture (1897)
Alfalfa is a rather slender - growing, branching plant, with leaves much smaller than those of the small June and mammoth red clovers. It is of a peculiar dark, rich green color, and is a marked feature of any landscape where one can obtain an ...
Transgenic Crops VI (2007)
by Eng Chong Pua, Michael R. Davey
Alfalfa is a challenging crop to breed because of its complicated genetics and self -breeding restrictions, and development of new cultivars is usually done as a population. Strategies...
Alfalfa is an autotetraploid species (2n = 4x = 32) and ...
Alfalfa enriches the ground. Alfalfa is a drought resister. Alfalfa is the...
Flour and Feed (1921)
Alfalfa is that thing with which, here, we make door mats to wipe our feet.
by George Nelson Coffey, Thomas Donnelly Rice
Alfalfa is the most profitable crop, 4 or 5 cuttings being secured each year, with a yield of more than 4 tons to the acre on well-seeded fields. When a seed cutting is made, usually the third during the season, the yield is 4 to 9 bushels of a good ...
by Robert F. Springer
Alfalfa is the main crop in cultivated areas. Many areas that were formerly farmed are seeded to tame grass or are left to revert to native grass. Representative profile of Dunday loamy fine sand, from an area of Doger-Dunday loamy fine sands, ...
At the Desert's Green Edge (1997)
An Ethnobotany of the Gila River Pima by Amadeo M. Rea
alfalfa Fabaceae (Leguminosae) s-puluvi chu'igam vashai, s- puluvam, s-puluvi vashai Alfalfa is a perennial legume that is grown in considerable acreage on the reservation and elsewhere in the Southwest. It is an erect ...
An Introduction to Common Species of Woods, Wetlands and Fields by John Eastman
The word alfalfa is the Spanish ...
Move to Lose (2005)
by Chris Freytag
Alfalfa is an excellent source of vitamins, such as carotene, E, and K; minerals, such as potassium, calcium, and magnesium; eight amino acids; and chlorophyll. The leaves of this wonderful herb have natural diuretic and laxative properties.
Complete Horse Care Manual (2011)
by Colin Vogel
nutrients, one Sign is Weight 1055- Minerals Bones obviously need Alfalfa is a rich source. minerals, but most of the Minerals are taken in with body tissues have some mineral requirements.
Encyclopedia of Arkansas (1998)
by Nancy Capace
Alfalfa is a main crop. Melons also do well here. Interest in producing oversized watermelons began years ago when a new stock-feed variety grew to a previously unheard-of size in Hempstead County. A seed salesman stimulated informal ...
by Wilfred Vermerris
Cultivated alfalfa is a tetraploid (2n = 4x = 32) with polysomic inheritance which complicates the genetic analysis required for mapping. Alfalfa has perfect flowers and is naturally cross-pollinated by bees, tolerates relatively little inbreeding, ...
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static from the box stood her hair up
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Nursed by the oats.
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- Three-cornered alfalfa hopper
These tiny hopper insects pierce the stems of plants (usually legumes like soybeans and pea plants) and suck the sap out of the stems. This can weaken the stems and cause them to break, but this bug isn't thought to cause significant widespread damage.
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- Three-cornered alfalfa hopper
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- Alfalfa House, V
"LOVE FOOD... hate waste"
Poor Invisible Man's obsession is preserved.
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- Alfalfa Plant Bug (Adelphocoris lineolatus)
Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada.
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- Northwestern Fritillary butterfly on alfalfa
"Fritillary" comes from Latin fritillus, meaning a box used for throwing dice. Apparently, watching these many-spotted butterflies in flight is like watching dice tumble.
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- Alfalfa forest
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- Grilled Alfalfa
Beer bread, Vegenaise, Alfalfa Sprouts
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- Alfalfa Meaning
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- 1 Corinthians 13 in Alfalfa language
The title is self explainitory.
- Alfalfa Language
Grandpa tells a story in alfalfa language.
- Alfalfa Description
- Spiritual Language Alfalfa Rod
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Scrabble value of A1L1F4A1L1F4A1
The value of this 7-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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