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yard-long bean(yärd′lông′, -lŏng′)
A type of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis) native to southern Asia, having drooping pods that can grow up to a yard long and are eaten as a vegetable. Also called asparagus bean.
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|Noun||1.||yard-long bean - South American bean having very long succulent pods|