adsuki bean

bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds
Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Vigna, ↑genus Vigna

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variant of adzuki bean

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/ad sooh"kee, -zooh"-/.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Adsuki bean — Ad*su ki bean ([a^]d*s[=oo] k[i^]; [a^]d*z[=oo] k[i^]). [Jap. adzuki.] A cultivated variety of the Asiatic gram, now introduced into the United States. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adsuki bean — [ad so͞o′kē, adzo͞o′kē] n. ADZUKI BEAN …   English World dictionary

  • adsuki bean — ad•su′ki bean [[t]ædˈsu ki, ˈzu [/t]] n. pln adzuki bean …   From formal English to slang

  • adsuki bean — /ad sooh kee, zooh /. See adzuki bean. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • ad|zu|ki bean — «ad ZOO kee», a variety of kidney bean widely grown for food in China and Japan. Also, adsuki bean. ╂[< Japanese azuki] …   Useful 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 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

  • leguminous plant — noun an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae • Syn: ↑legume • Derivationally related forms: ↑leguminous (for: ↑legume) • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑h …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Vigna — noun genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus • Syn: ↑Vigna • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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