The beans produced by the Adzuki, or Adsuki bush.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- a bushy bean plant (Vigna angularis) of China and Japan, with black or white pods
- its small, reddish bean
Origin: Japanese azuki
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also ad·su·ki bean or a·zu·ki beannoun
- An erect or twining East Asian herb (Vigna angularis) of the pea family, having edible sprouts and reddish seeds used to make flour.
- A seed of this plant.
Origin: Japanese azuki.