sword bean

/ˈsɔd bin/ (say 'sawd been)

noun
a trailing leguminous plant, Canavalia gladiata, grown as a vegetable in the tropics and subtropics.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • sword-bean — swordˈ bean noun 1. An Indian papilionaceous plant (genus Canavalia) with long sword shaped edible pods 2. Its seed • • • Main Entry: ↑sword …   Useful english dictionary

  • sword-bean — lenktoji kardapupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis kultūrinis nuodingas augalas (Canavalia ensiformis), kilęs iš Amerikos. atitikmenys: lot. Canavalia ensiformis angl. giant stock… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sword-bean — didžioji entada statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos daržovinis, vaisinis augalas (Entada gigas), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Entada gigas; Mimosa gigas angl. Mackay bean; nicker bean; sea bean; sword …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sword-bean — rausvoji kardapupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis augalas (Canavalia gladiata). atitikmenys: lot. Canavalia gladiata angl. sword bean vok. Schwertbohne pranc. dolic en sabre; pois sabre; pois sabre rouge isp. haba …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • sword bean — noun twining tropical Old World plant bearing long pods usually with red or brown beans; long cultivated in Orient for food • Syn: ↑Canavalia gladiata • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Canavalia, ↑genus Canavalia * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • sword bean — a twining vine, Canavalia gladiata, of the legume family, found in the tropics of the Eastern Hemisphere, having large, showy, pealike flowers and reddish brown seeds. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • sword bean — n. twining tropical plant with large flowers and bearing long pods with reddish brown seeds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bean — is a common name for large plant seeds of several genera of the family Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae) used for human food or animal feed. Although beans usually means the seeds of bean plants, it can also mean (especially in the US) the whole… …   Wikipedia

  • jack bean — noun annual semi erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage • Syn: ↑wonder bean, ↑giant stock bean, ↑Canavalia ensiformis • Hypernyms: ↑vine • Member Holonyms: ↑Canavalia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • giant stock-bean — lenktoji kardapupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis kultūrinis nuodingas augalas (Canavalia ensiformis), kilęs iš Amerikos. atitikmenys: lot. Canavalia ensiformis angl. giant stock… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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