groundnut vine

noun
a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans
Hypernyms: ↑vine
Member Holonyms: ↑Apios, ↑genus Apios
Part Meronyms: ↑groundnut, ↑potato bean, ↑wild bean

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • groundnut — noun Date: 1602 1. a. any of several plants having edible tuberous roots; especially a North American leguminous vine (Apios americana) with pinnate leaves and clusters of brownish purple fragrant flowers b. the root of a groundnut 2. chiefly… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • groundnut — noun a) A climbing vine, Apios americana, of eastern North America, having fragrant brownish flowers and small edible tubers. b) Any similar plant having underground tubers …   Wiktionary

  • peanut vine — noun widely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions; showy yellow flowers on stalks that bend over to the soil so that seed pods ripen underground • Syn: ↑peanut, ↑Arachis hypogaea • Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabbit vine — noun : groundnut 2a …   Useful english dictionary

  • potato bean — noun 1. a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans • Syn: ↑groundnut, ↑groundnut vine, ↑Indian potato, ↑wild bean, ↑Apios americana, ↑Apios tuberosa • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild bean — noun 1. a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans • Syn: ↑groundnut, ↑groundnut vine, ↑Indian potato, ↑potato bean, ↑Apios americana, ↑Apios tuberosa • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian potato — noun 1. a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans • Syn: ↑groundnut, ↑groundnut vine, ↑potato bean, ↑wild bean, ↑Apios americana, ↑Apios tuberosa • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apios americana — noun a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans • Syn: ↑groundnut, ↑groundnut vine, ↑Indian potato, ↑potato bean, ↑wild bean, ↑Apios tuberosa • Hypernyms: ↑vi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apios tuberosa — noun a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans • Syn: ↑groundnut, ↑groundnut vine, ↑Indian potato, ↑potato bean, ↑wild bean, ↑Apios americana • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apios — noun twining perennial North American plants • Syn: ↑genus Apios • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

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