med·ic 1 or med·ick (mĕdĭk)
Any of various Eurasian and African plants of the genus Medicago of the pea family, having clusters of small, usually yellow flowers and compound leaves with three leaflets. Several species are grown for fodder and green manure.
[Middle English medike, from Latin Mēdica, from Greek Mēdikē, from feminine of Mēdikos, of Media, from Mēdos, a Mede; see MEDE.]
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