from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of herbaceous or sometimes shrubby leguminous plants, nearly related to the common bean, Phaseolus, natives of tropical and temperate regions of Asia, Africa, and Australia, with a few species in South America.

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  • noun genus of chiefly tropical vines often placed in genera Dipogon or Lablab or Macrotyloma


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