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adzuki, aduki or adsuki (ædˈzuːkɪ, əˈduːkɪ)
1.  a leguminous plant, Phaseolus angularis, that has yellow flowers and pods containing edible brown seeds; widely cultivated as a food crop in China and Japan
2.  the seed of this plant
[adzuki, from Japanese: red bean]
aduki, aduki or adsuki
[adzuki, from Japanese: red bean]
adsuki, aduki or adsuki
[adzuki, from Japanese: red bean]

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Main Entry:  adzuki1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a small round dark-red edible bean
Etymology:  Jap. azuki
Main Entry:  adzuki2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the plant producing the adzuki bean
Etymology:  Jap. azuki's 21st Century Lexicon
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