adzuki bean
or azuki bean noun Date: 1795 an annual bushy leguminous plant (Vigna angularis syn. Phaseolus angularis) widely grown in Japan and China for its seeds which are used as food and to produce a flour; also its seed

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  • adzuki bean — [ad zo͞o′kē, adso͞o′kē] n. [Jpn azuki] 1. a bushy bean plant (Vigna angularis) of China and Japan, with black or white pods 2. its small, reddish bean …   English World dictionary

  • adzuki-bean — japoninė pupuolė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Vigna angularis), kilęs iš rytų Azijos. Naudojamas maisto priedams, gėrimams (kavos pakaitalui) gaminti. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • adzuki bean — UK [ædˈzuːkɪ ˌbiːn] / US [ædˈzukɪ ˌbɪn] noun [countable] Word forms adzuki bean : singular adzuki bean plural adzuki beans an aduki bean …   English dictionary

  • adzuki bean — ad•zu′ki bean [[t]ædˈzu ki[/t]] n. 1) pln a bushy bean plant, Vigna (Phaseolus) angularis, widely cultivated in Asia 2) pln coo the small, reddish brown edible bean of this plant • Etymology: < Japn azuki …   From formal English to slang

  • adzuki bean — /ædˈzuki bin/ (say ad zoohkee been) noun 1. a bean plant, Vigna angularis, native to China and Japan. 2. the small, slightly sweet, red brown bean from this plant, used in sweet dishes in Asian cooking. Also, azuki bean. {Japanese azuki} …   Australian English dictionary

  • adzuki bean — /ad zooh kee/ 1. a bushy plant, Vigna (Phaseolus) angularis, widely cultivated in Asia. 2. the edible bean of this plant, from which a flour is made. Also, adsuki bean. [ < Japn azuki, earlier aduki] * * * …   Universalium

  • adzuki bean — noun A variant spelling of azuki bean …   Wiktionary

  • adzuki bean — noun bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds • Syn: ↑adsuki bean, ↑Vigna angularis, ↑Phaseolus angularis • Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • adzuki — or azuki noun Etymology: Japanese azuki Date: 1727 adzuki bean …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adzuki — [əd zu:ki] (also aduki) noun (plural adzukis) 1》 a small, round dark red edible bean. 2》 the bushy Asian plant which produces adzuki beans. [Vigna angularis.] Origin C18: from Japanese azuki …   English new terms dictionary

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