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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vetch /ˈvɛʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vetch n.  Bot. Any leguminous plant of the genus Vicia, some species of which are valuable for fodder. The common species is Vicia sativa.
 Note:The name is also applied to many other leguminous plants of different genera; as the chichling vetch, of the genus Lathyrus; the horse vetch, of the genus Hippocrepis; the kidney vetch (Anthyllis vulneraria); the milk vetch, of the genus Astragalus; the licorice vetch, or wild licorice (Abrus precatorius).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having
          pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and
          small variously colored flowers; includes valuable forage
          and soil-building plants