Adzuki-bean Definition

ə-zo͝o-
noun
An erect or twining East Asian herb (Vigna angularis) of the pea family, having edible sprouts and reddish seeds used as food and to make flour.
American Heritage
A bushy bean plant (Vigna angularis) of China and Japan, with black or white pods.
Webster's New World
A seed of this plant.
American Heritage
Its small, reddish bean.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
Phaseolus angularisvigna-angularisadsuki-bean

Other Word Forms of Adzuki-bean

Noun

Singular:
adzuki-bean
Plural:
adzuki-beans

Origin of Adzuki-bean

  • Japanese azuki

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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