from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of leguminous plants.of the tribe Phaseoleæ.
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There are many plots of cassava, maize, millet, dura, ground-nuts, voandzeia, in the forest, all surrounded with strong high hedges skilfully built, and manured with wood ashes.
Beans, and Madagascar underground beans, voandzeia and ground-nuts are ripe now.
Sorghum, ground-nuts, and voandzeia grow luxuriantly.