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buck bean

noun
1.
a bog plant, Menyanthes trifoliata, of the gentian family, having narrow clusters of white or pink flowers.
Also called bogbean, marsh trefoil.
Origin of buck bean
1570-1580
1570-80; earlier buckes bean, translation of Dutch boksboon
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buckbean

/ˈbʌkˌbiːn/
noun
1.
a marsh plant, Menyanthes trifoliata, with white or pink flowers: family Menyanthaceae Also called bogbean
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