winged-pea

winged pea

noun
a trailing southern European plant, Lotus tetragonolobus, of the legume family, having purplish-red flowers and edible pods and seeds.

Origin:
1730–40

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winged pea

noun
1. a tuberous twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics [syn: winged bean
2. sprawling European annual having a 4-winged edible pod 
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