from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tropical American annual plant (Canavalia ensiformis) in the pea family, having long pods with edible seeds and widely grown for fodder.

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  • noun annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage


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