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Definition of Hyacinth bean

Hyacinth bean
Hyacinth 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.] 1. (Bot.) (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. See Zircon. 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, bataw and Australian...
- young pods of the runner bean (Phaseolus coccineus), yardlong bean (Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis), and hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) are used...
- Field bean is a general term for several plants found growing within fields or shrubbery and may refer to: Lablab purpureus (the hyacinth bean) Phaseolus...
- Lablab Lablab purpureus (hyacinth bean) Glycine Glycine max (soybean) Psophocarpus Psophocarpus tetragonolobus (winged bean) Caj**** Caj**** cajan (pigeon...
- Hyacinth or Hyacinthus may refer to: Hyacinth (plant), genus Hyacinthus Hyacinthus orientalis, common hyacinth Grape hyacinth Hyacinth bean Water hyacinth...
- including: Lablab, hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) Jack bean (Canavalia ensiformis), sword bean (Canavalia gladiata) Winged bean (Psophocarpus tetragonolobus)...
- beans such as Matki, Moong or Hyacinth bean or Sago (Sabudana) etc. Generally the beans are soaked in water and allowed to sprout. The sprouted beans...
- several kinds of edible dry bean or foods 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. Among the Zuni people, the feathery part of plant ground into a fine...
- gourd (Momordica subangulata Blume subsp. renigera (G. Don) de Wilde, hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet), green pea (Pisum sativum) from India...
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