from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of leguminous plants of the tribe Phaseoleæ and the subtribe Euphaseoleæ, characterized by the round stigma upon the flattened apex of the thick style.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Bot.) A small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small genus of tropical vines having tuberous roots


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