Plante ŕ fourrage.
ETYM French, from sain wholesome (Latin sanus; see Sane.) + foin hay (Latin faenum); or perh. from saint sacred (Latin sanctus; see Saint) + foin hay.
Eurasian perennial herb having pale pink flowers and curved pods; naturalized in Britain and North America grasslands on calcareous soils; important forage crop and source of honey in Britain.
Pink-flowered forage plant; “French clover”.