Esparcet

Es*par"cet

(?), n. [F. esparcet, esparcette, parcet, fr. Sp. esparceta, esparcilla.] (Bot.) The common sainfoin (Onobrychis sativa), an Old World leguminous forage plant.
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Es*par"to

(?), n. [Sp.; cf. L. spartum Spanish broom, Gr. .] (Bot.) A species of Spanish grass (Macrochloa tenacissima), of which cordage, shoes, baskets, etc., are made. It is also used for making paper.
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Es`pau`liere"

(?), n. [OF. & F. paulire. See Espalier.] A defense for the shoulder, composed of flexible overlapping plates of metal, used in the 15th century; -- the origin of the modern epaulette. Fairholt.
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