Meaning of medick in English:

medick

Pronunciation /ˈmiːdɪk/

noun

(also medic)
  • A yellow-flowered Eurasian and African plant of the pea family related to alfalfa, some kinds of which are grown for fodder or green manure.

    Genus Medicago, family Leguminosae

    ‘Black medick is abundant on roadsides, dry grasslands and sand-dunes, though rare in the north-west.’
    • ‘Legumes planted as cover crops include clovers, medics, peas, and beans.’

Origin

Late Middle English from Latin medica, from Greek Mēdikē (poa) ‘Median (grass)’.