buck bean


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buck′ bean`


n.
a bog plant, Menyanthes trifoliata, of the gentian family, having narrow clusters of white or pink flowers.
[1570–80]
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On a little lochan was a gullery, a place of clustering marsh marigolds and buck bean. We took 19 eggs of the nesting black-headed gulls, feeling rather guilty about it, although we needed the food.
"Personally, I would recommend a product such as Vegetex, which combines celery with buck bean and black cohosh.