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- 1. cowage, pod, seedpod
- usage: pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey
- 2. cowage, velvet bean, Bengal bean, Benghal bean, Florida bean, Mucuna pruriens utilis, Mucuna deeringiana, Mucuna aterrima, Stizolobium deeringiana, mucuna
- usage: the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing
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