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Definition of Hyacinth bean
Hyacinth beanHyacinth Hy"a*cinth, n. [L. hyacinthus a kind of flower, prob.
the iris, gladiolus, or larkspur, also a kind of gem, perh.
the sapphire; as, a proper name, Hyacinthus, a beautiful
Laconian youth, beloved by Apollo, fr. Gr. ?, ?: cf. F.
hyacinthe. Cf. Jacinth. The hyacinth was fabled to have
sprung from the blood of Hyacinthus, who was accidentally
slain by Apollo.]
(a) A bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing
beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. H. orientalis
is a common variety.
(b) A plant of the genus Camassia (C. Farseri), called
also Eastern camass; wild hyacinth.
(c) The name also given to Scilla Peruviana, a
Mediterranean plant, one variety of which produces
white, and another blue, flowers; -- called also, from
a mistake as to its origin, Hyacinth of Peru.
2. (Min.) A red variety of zircon, sometimes used as a gem.
Hyacinth bean (Bot.), a climbing leguminous plant
(Dolichos Lablab), related to the true bean. It has dark
purple flowers and fruit.
Meaning of Hyacinth bean from wikipedia
- common names include hyacinth bean
, lablab-bean bonavist bean
/pea, dolichos bean
, seim bean
, lablab bean
, Egyptian kidney bean
, Indian bean
pods of the runner bean
(Phaseolus coccineus), yardlong bean
subsp. sesquipedalis), and hyacinth bean
(Lablab purpureus) are used...
- Field bean
is a general
term for several plants found growing within fields
and may refer
to: Lablab purpureus
(the hyacinth bean
- Lablab Lablab purpureus
) Glycine Glycine
max (soybean) Psophocarpus Psophocarpus tetragonolobus
) Caj**** Caj**** cajan
(plant), genus Hyacinthus Hyacinthus
orientalis, common hyacinth Grape hyacinth Hyacinth bean Water
- including: Lablab, hyacinth bean
(Lablab purpureus) Jack bean
(Canavalia ensiformis), sword bean
(Canavalia gladiata) Winged bean
such as Matki, Moong
or Hyacinth bean
or Sago (Sabudana) etc. Generally
to sprout. The sprouted beans
- several kinds
made from them: Hyacinth bean
(most commonly) Chickpea, probably connected etymologically
More generally, any bean
- is served during
festivals. The stem is used in curry
made with vaal hyacinth bean
the Zuni people, the feathery
part of plant ground
into a fine...
(Momordica subangulata Blume
(G. Don) de Wilde, hyacinth bean
(L.) Sweet), green
pea (Pisum sativum) from India...
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