Definition of "vicia" []

  • A genus of leguminous plants, the vetches, of the suborder Papilionaceæ, type of the tribe Vicieæ. (noun)

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Use "vicia" in a sentence
  • "In Peru, habas are broad beans, also known as fava beans, or in Latin, vicia faba."
  • ""perseveres in his purpose until he is victorious: for the ancients called 'vicia' what we call victory.""
  • "Nihil profectò, nisi secura ridendi et contemnendi gentem pauperem et ignotam, licentia, et si quæ sunt huic vicia confinia."
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