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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Egyptian bean Egyptian bean n : perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pealike flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos [syn: hyacinth bean , bonavist, Indian bean, Lablab purpureus, Dolichos lablab ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Egyptian bean Egyptian \E*gyp"tian\, a. [L. Aegyptius, Gr. ?, fr. ? (L. Aegyptus) Egypt: cf. F. ['e]gyptien. Cf. Gypsy.] Pertaining to Egypt, in Africa. [1913 Webster] Egyptian bean. (Bot.) (a) The beanlike fruit of an aquatic plant (Nelumbium speciosum ), somewhat resembling the water lily. (b) See under Bean, 1. Egyptian cross. See Illust. (No. 6) of Cross. Egyptian thorn (Bot.), a medium-sized tree (Acacia vera). It is one of the chief sources of the best gum arabic. [1913 Webster]


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