a Eurasian perennial plant (Onobrychis viciaefolia) of the pea family, cultivated as a forage or cover crop
Origin of sainfoinFrench from sain, wholesome ( from Classical Latin sanus, healthy, confused in French with saint) + foin ( from Classical Latin faenum), hay
A Eurasian plant (Onobrychis viciifolia) in the pea family, having pinnately compound leaves and pink or white flowers and often grown as a forage crop.
Origin of sainfoinFrench from Old French from Medieval Latin sānum faenum Latin sānum neuter of sānus healthy Latin faenum hay ; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.
- French honeysuckle
From French sainfoin.