manila bean
manila bean manila bean n. A tuberous-rooted twining annual vine ({Psophocarpus tetragonolobus}) bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics.

Syn: winged bean, winged pea, goa bean, goa bean vine, {Psophocarpus tetragonolobus}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Manila bean — noun a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics • Syn: ↑winged bean, ↑winged pea, ↑goa bean, ↑goa bean vine, ↑Psophocarpus tetragonolobus • Hypernyms: ↑vine …   Useful english dictionary

  • goa bean — noun 1. a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics • Syn: ↑winged bean, ↑winged pea, ↑goa bean vine, ↑Manila bean, ↑Psophocarpus tetragonolobus • Hypernyms: ↑vine …   Useful english dictionary

  • winged bean — noun a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics • Syn: ↑winged pea, ↑goa bean, ↑goa bean vine, ↑Manila bean, ↑Psophocarpus tetragonolobus • Hypernyms: ↑vine …   Useful english dictionary

  • goa bean vine — noun a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics • Syn: ↑winged bean, ↑winged pea, ↑goa bean, ↑Manila bean, ↑Psophocarpus tetragonolobus • Hypernyms: ↑vine …   Useful english dictionary

  • winged bean — noun A tropical legume, , having clusters of purple flowers and pods with four jagged wings Syn: asparagus pea, goa bean, Manila bean, winged pea …   Wiktionary

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  • Psophocarpus tetragonolobus — manila bean manila bean n. A tuberous rooted twining annual vine ({Psophocarpus tetragonolobus}) bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics. Syn: winged bean, winged pea, goa bean, goa bean vine,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Psophocarpus tetragonolobus — manila bean manila bean n. A tuberous rooted twining annual vine ({Psophocarpus tetragonolobus}) bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics. Syn: winged bean, winged pea, goa bean, goa bean vine,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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