Definition of Bengal bean

1. Noun. The annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bengal Bean

Benedict-Roth calorimeter
Benedict Arnold
Benedict Arnolds
Benedict de Spinoza
Benedicta
Benedictine
Benedictine order
Benedictines
Benedictus
Benedikt's syndrome
Benelux
Benet
Benevento
Benford's law
Bengal
Bengal bean
Bengal fox
Bengal foxes
Bengal kino
Bengal light
Bengal lights
Bengal rose
Bengal tiger
Bengal tigers
Bengalee
Bengalees
Bengali
Bengalis
Benghal bean
Benghazi

Literary usage of Bengal bean

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1. The Family Herbal: Or an Account of All Those English Plants, which are by John Hill (1812)
"be suffered to lie on only a fev? moments ; and even when used ever so cautiously, it sometimes causes mischief. bengal bean-TREE. ..."

2. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"In Hawaii a number of varieties of the velvet bean have proved to be satisfactory, particularly the Florida velvet bean, the Mauritius or bengal bean, ..."

3. Subtropical Vegetable-gardening by Peter Henry Rolfs (1916)
"In tropical countries, green gram or woolly pyrol, jack bean, Manila bean, Bengal bean, pigeon pea, and several other legumes are used. ..."

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