sword bean

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Noun1.sword bean - twining tropical Old World plant bearing long pods usually with red or brown beans; long cultivated in Orient for food
Canavalia, genus Canavalia - herbs or woody vines of mainly American tropics and subtropics
vine - a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface
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Evaluation of nutritional value and protein quality of raw and differentially processed sword bean [Canavalia gladiata (Jacq.
The works are arranged in three sections covering medical material, medical engineering and food, the environment, and health, and individual papers address topics such as the preparation and evaluation of combined artificial bone, cytological identification of white blood cells and renal tubular epithelial cells, and research on the blanching pretreatment for quick frozen sword beans.