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Synonyms of bonavist

Noun


1. hyacinth bean, bonavist, Indian bean, Egyptian bean, Lablab purpureus, Dolichos lablab, vine

usage: perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos

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