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a plant, Coronilla varia, of the legume family, native to the Old World, having clusters of pink flowers and used to prevent erosion on banked roadsides.
a trailing leguminous European plant, Coronilla varia, with clusters of white or pink flowers: cultivated in North America as a border plant Also called (US) axseed (ˈæksiːd)


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