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

  • n. A twining North American vine (Amphicarpaea bracteata) having clusters of pinkish or white flowers and bearing three-seeded pods as well as basal or underground fleshy one-seeded pods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a kind of earth pea.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. vine widely distributed in eastern North America producing racemes of purple to maroon flowers and abundant (usually subterranean) edible one-seeded pods resembling peanuts


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