Dolichos Lablab
Hyacinth Hy"a*cinth, n. [L. hyacinthus a kind of flower, prob. the iris, gladiolus, or larkspur, also a kind of gem, perh. the sapphire; as, a proper name, Hyacinthus, a beautiful Laconian youth, beloved by Apollo, fr. Gr. ?, ?: cf. F. hyacinthe. Cf. {Jacinth}. The hyacinth was fabled to have sprung from the blood of Hyacinthus, who was accidentally slain by Apollo.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A bulbous plant of the genus {Hyacinthus}, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. {Hyacinthus orientalis} is a common variety. (b) A plant of the genus {Camassia} ({Camassia Farseri}), called also {Eastern camass}; wild hyacinth. (c) The name also given to {Scilla Peruviana}, a Mediterranean plant, one variety of which produces white, and another blue, flowers; -- called also, from a mistake as to its origin, {Hyacinth of Peru}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Min.) A red variety of zircon, sometimes used as a gem. See {Zircon}. [1913 Webster]

{Hyacinth bean} (Bot.), a climbing leguminous plant ({Dolichos Lablab}), related to the true bean. It has dark purple flowers and fruit. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Dolichos Lablab — Lablab Lab lab (l[a^]b l[a^]b), n. (Bot.) an East Indian name for several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, but commonly applied to the hyacinth bean ({Dolichos Lablab}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dolichos Lablab — Dolichos Lablab, die sog. Lablab Fasel, ein einjähriges Hülsengewächs und unseren hohen Gartenbohnen nahe verwandt, wird in Ostindien u. Aegypten als Nahrungsmittel angebaut …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Dolichos lablab —   Poroto de Egipto …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dolichos lablab — egiptinė lobija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Lablab purpureus), paplitęs Afrikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dolichos lablab; Dolichos purpureus; Lablab leucocarpos;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Dolichos Lablab — Bean Bean (b[=e]n), n. [OE. bene, AS. be[ a]n; akin to D. boon, G. bohne, OHG. p[=o]na, Icel. baun, Dan. b[ o]nne, Sw. b[ o]na, and perh. to Russ. bob, L. faba.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dolichos lablab — noun 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dolichos Lablab — L. Hyacinth bean (E); Cacha (C); Chicharos (S); Frijol calentano (C) (Fig. 134). The pods are eaten like green beans …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • DOLICHOS LABLAB L. - ЛОБИЯ, ГИАЦИНТОВЫЕ БОБЫ — см. 492. Однолетнее растение. Двулетнее растение. Многолетнее растение. D. lablab L. Лобия, Гиацинтовые бобы Sp. pl. (1753) 725. Культ. фл. IV (1937) 649. Wealth of India 3 (1952) 104, III. Schaaffhausen (1963) 146, f. S у n. D. albus Lour.; D.… …   Справочник растений

  • Dolichos lablab L. — Symbol LAPUP3 Synonym Symbol DOLA3 Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Lablab purpureus — Hyacinth bean plant Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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