Amphicarpa

noun
very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae

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\\ˌamfəˈkärpə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from amphi- + -carpa (from Greek karpos fruit)
: a genus of No. American and Asiatic vines (family Leguminosae) having trifoliate leaves and small white or violet flowers and bearing both aerial and hypogeous pods

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  • amphicarpa —   Gk amphi , both; karpos, fruit. Inflorescences either long or short …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • amphicarpa — am·phi·car·pa …   English syllables

  • Amphicarpa bracteata — noun vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one seeded pods resembling peanuts • Syn: ↑hog peanut, ↑wild peanut, ↑Amphicarpaea bracteata •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Amphicarpa — noun very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut • Syn: ↑Amphicarpaea, ↑genus Amphicarpaea, ↑Amphicarpa • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Vicia sativa ssp. amphicarpa — ID 87972 Symbol Key VISAA3 Common Name subterranean vetch Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Vicia amphicarpa L. — Symbol VISAA3 Synonym Symbol VIAM6 Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Vicia sativa L. ssp. amphicarpa (L.) Batt. — Symbol VISAA3 Common Name subterranean vetch Botanical Family Fabaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • hog peanut — noun vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one seeded pods resembling peanuts • Syn: ↑wild peanut, ↑Amphicarpaea bracteata, ↑Amphicarpa bracteata… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amphicarpaea — noun very small genus of twining vines of North America and Asia: hog peanut • Syn: ↑genus Amphicarpaea, ↑Amphicarpa, ↑genus Amphicarpa • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amphicarpaea bracteata — noun vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one seeded pods resembling peanuts • Syn: ↑hog peanut, ↑wild peanut, ↑Amphicarpa bracteata • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

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