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|Noun||1.||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 seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos|
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface