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MUCUNA DEERINGIANA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Mucuna deeringiana mean? 

MUCUNA DEERINGIANA (noun)
  The noun MUCUNA DEERINGIANA has 1 sense:

1. the annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing

  Familiarity information: MUCUNA DEERINGIANA used as a noun is very rare.


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MUCUNA DEERINGIANA (noun)


Sense 1Mucuna deeringiana [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The annual woody vine of Asia having long clusters of purplish flowers and densely hairy pods; cultivated in southern United States for green manure and grazing

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Bengal bean; Benghal bean; Florida bean; Mucuna aterrima; Mucuna deeringiana; Mucuna pruriens utilis; Stizolobium deeringiana; velvet bean; cowage

Hypernyms ("Mucuna deeringiana" is a kind of...):

mucuna (any of several erect or climbing woody plants of the genus Mucuna; widespread in tropics of both hemispheres)

Meronyms (parts of "Mucuna deeringiana"):

cowage (pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey)


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