Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [,ælf'ælfə]
meaning of the word
leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
alfalfa, lucerne, Medicago_sativa
important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
A large band of Tularosa Mexicans appeared on the scene one morning, to prevent young Wall from using water for his thirsty alfalfa.
In the latter part of April, Cowboy Charlie Wall had four Mexicans helping him irrigate an alfalfa field, above the Mexican village of Tularosa, on Tularosa river.