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- n. The azuki bean (Vigna angularis), most common in East Asia.
- n. The rice bean (Vigna umbellata).
- n. Any of various red varieties of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), including the kidney bean, Honduran red bean, and Salvadoran red bean.
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The week before she died, she called me, full of pride, full of life: “Auntie Lin cooked red bean soup for Joy Luck.