Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: alfalfa
IPA transcription: [,ælf'ælfə]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: alfalfa
    Meaning: leguminous plant grown for hay or forage
  • Synonyms: alfalfa, lucerne, Medicago_sativa
    Meaning: important European leguminous forage plant with trifoliate leaves and blue-violet flowers grown widely as a pasture and hay crop
Usage examples
  • 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.