Origin of mung beanmung, short for mungo from Tamil m??gu from Hindi mug from Sanskrit mudga
mung beanmung bean
- An Asian plant (Vigna radiata) in the pea family, widely cultivated for its edible seeds and pods. It is the chief source of bean sprouts.
- A seed or pod of this plant.
Origin of mung beanHindi mū&mdot;g from Sanskrit mudgah
(plural mung beans)
- the seed of Vigna radiata which is native to Bangladesh, India, and Pakistan