bonavist


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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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"Prosecco is leading the way in sparkling," says Ralph Bonavist, co-owner and buyer for All Star Wine & Spirits in Latham, N.Y.
(47) The songs from Peacock's collection were "Bonny Bonny Banks of Vergie-O" (MS-114), "White Man Let Me Go" (MS-121), "The Loss of the Eliza" (The Herons) (17-104), "Old Grandma" (6-38), "I'se the B'y That Builds the Boat" (1-3 MS), "Lots of Fish in Bonavist' Harbour" (Feller From Fortune) (1-2 MS), and "The Star of Belle Isle" (MS-111) which Fowke published as "The Blooming Bright Star of Belle Isle"; see Edith Fowke and Richard Johnston, Folksongs of Canada (Waterloo, ON: Waterloo Music, 1954), 18-19, 32-33, 48-50, 94-95, 116-117, 122-124, and 144-145.
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.