from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A perennial plant (Astragalus crassicarpus) of the central and western United States, having compound leaves, purple or white flowers, and green, plumlike, edible fruit.
  • n. The fruit of this plant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a leguminous plant (Astragalus caryocarpus) occurring from the Saskatchewan to Texas, and having a succulent plum-shaped pod.


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