any of several vetches, esp. the common vetch (Vicia sativa)
the seed of any of these plants
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Word origin of 'tare'ME, small seed, vetch < or akin to MDu tarwe, wheat < IE base *derwā-, kind of grain > Sans d57480rvā, millet grass: used in ME and Early ModE versions of N.T. to transl. LL(Ec) zizania, darnel