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asparagus bean

noun
1.
a trailing, long-stemmed Asian vine, Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis, of the legume family, having yellow or violet flowers and very long pods.
Also called yard-long bean.
Origin of asparagus bean
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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