from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An Asian plant (Vigna radiata) in the pea family, widely cultivated for its edible seeds and pods. It is the chief source of bean sprouts.
- noun A seed or pod of this plant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The
mung( Vigna radiata).
- noun The bean produced by the
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- noun the seed of
Vigna radiatawhich is native to Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan
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- noun erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Hindi mūṁg, from Sanskrit mudgaḥ.]
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