bonavist


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Related to bonavist: Bonavist bean
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Noun1.bonavist - perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seedsbonavist - 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
genus Lablab, Lablab - one species: hyacinth bean
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Our fathers came here to get freedom Their sons will not barter away; Then hurray for the "Antis" of Plate Cove The "Athens" of Bonavist Bay.