Adzuki-bean

adzuki bean

[ad-zoo-kee]
noun
1.
a bushy plant, Vigna (Phaseolus ) angularis, widely cultivated in Asia.
2.
the edible bean of this plant, from which a flour is made.


Origin:
< Japanese azuki, earlier aduki

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adzuki bean

noun
bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds 
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