adzuki bean

or a·zu·ki bean

[ ad-zoo-kee been, ‐soo‐ ]
/ ædˈzu ki ˌbin, ‐ˈsu‐ /

noun

a bushy plant, Vigna (Phaseolus) angularis, widely cultivated in Asia.
the edible bean of this plant, from which a flour is made.

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Also a·du·ki bean [uh-doo-kee been] /əˈdu ki ˌbin/ . Sometimes ad·su·ki bean [ad-soo-kee been, -zoo-] /ædˈsu ki ˌbin, -ˈzu-/ .

Origin of adzuki bean

From Japanese azuki, earlier aduki

Words nearby adzuki bean

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