a trailing, long-stemmed Asian vine, Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis, of the legume family, having yellow or violet flowers and very long pods.
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What does “Promethean” mean?
Also called yard-long bean.
Origin of asparagus bean
An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
Words nearby asparagus bean
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