adsuki bean


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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]
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Noun1.adsuki bean - bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seedsadsuki 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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