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asparagus bean

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noun

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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Also called yard-long bean.

Origin of asparagus bean

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60
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