Indian bean
Catalpa Ca*tal"pa, n. [From the language of the Indians of Carolina, where Catesby discovered this tree in the year 1726.] (Bot.) A genus of American and East Indian trees, of which the best known species are the {Catalpa bignonioides}, a large, ornamental North American tree, with spotted white flowers and long cylindrical pods, and the {Catalpa speciosa}, of the Mississipi valley; -- called also {Indian bean}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Indian bean — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian bean — noun 1. 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

  • Indian-bean — paprastoji katalpa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bignonijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Catalpa bignonioides), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Catalpa bignonioides angl. Catawba; common catalpa; Indian bean… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Indian-bean — puošnioji katalpa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bignonijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Catalpa speciosa), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Catalpa speciosa angl. catawba; cigartree; hardy catalpa; Indian bean; northern… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Indian bean — katalpa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bignonijinių (Bignoniaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Catalpa). atitikmenys: lot. Catalpa angl. catalpa; Indian bean vok. Catalpa; Trompetenbaum rus. катальпа lenk. katalpa; surmia …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Indian bean — catalpa. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Indian bean-tree — paprastoji katalpa statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bignonijinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Catalpa bignonioides), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Catalpa bignonioides angl. Catawba; common catalpa; Indian bean… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Indian — In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India proper; also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian — In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India proper; also …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Indian berry — Indian In di*an (?; 277), a. [From India, and this fr. Indus, the name of a river in Asia, L. Indus, Gr. ?, OPers. Hindu, name of the land on the Indus, Skr. sindhu river, the Indus. Cf. {Hindu}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Of or pertaining to India… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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