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adzuki

aduki (əˈduːkɪ) or adsuki

noun
  1. a leguminous plant, Phaseolus angularis, that has yellow flowers and pods containing edible brown seeds; widely cultivated as a food crop in China and Japan
  2. the seed of this plant
Also: adzuki bean, adsuki bean

Word Origin

adzuki, from Japanese: red bean
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