adzuki bean


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ad·zu·ki bean

 (ăd-zo͞o′kē) or a·zu·ki bean (ə-zo͞o′-)
n.
1. An erect or twining East Asian herb (Vigna angularis) of the pea family, having edible sprouts and reddish seeds used as food and to make flour.
2. A seed of this plant.

[Japanese azuki.]

ad•zu′ki bean`

(ædˈzu ki)
n.
1. a bushy bean plant, Vigna (Phaseolus) angularis, widely cultivated in Asia.
2. the small, reddish brown edible bean of this plant.
[< Japanese azuki]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.adzuki bean - bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seedsadzuki bean - bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
genus Vigna, Vigna - genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus
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