anglepod

\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: angle (IV) + pod
: any of several plants (genus Gonolobus) that have angled pods (as G. gonocarpos)

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/ang"geuhl pod'/, n.
a southern U.S. twining plant, Gonolobus gonocarpos, of the milkweed family, having angled or winged pods.
[ANGLE1 + POD1; so called from its shape]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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