how to pronounce alfalfa


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alfalfa is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of alfalfa in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… foods such as alfalfa and clover and we …”

meanings of alfalfa


  1. A plant, principally of Medicago sativa, grown as a pasture crop.
  2. A type or breed of this plant.

alfalfa frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alfalfa occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics alfalfa can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that alfalfa can be often used in the following areas:

1) food and health;

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