Florida bean
Florida bean Flor"i*da bean" (Bot.) (a) The large, roundish, flattened seed of {Mucuna urens}. See under {Bean}. (b) One of the very large seeds of the {Entada scandens}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Florida bean — 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

  • Florida bean — noun the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing • Syn: ↑cowage, ↑velvet bean, ↑Bengal bean, ↑Benghal bean, ↑Mucuna pruriens… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 genera {Faba},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bean aphis — 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

  • Bean fly — 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

  • Bean goose — 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

  • Bean weevil — 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

  • Florida — This article is about the U.S. state of Florida. For other uses, see Florida (disambiguation). State of Florida …   Wikipedia

  • Florida velvet-bean — niežulinė aksompupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis, medingas kultūrinis augalas (Mucuna pruriens), paplitęs Afrikoje ir pietų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Carpopogon capitatum;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Florida velvet-bean — niežulinės aksompupės sėjamasis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis, maistinis, dekoratyvinis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Mucuna pruriens var. utilis). atitikmenys: lot. Mucuna pruriens var. utilis angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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