lablab

[lab-lab]

Origin of lablab

First recorded in 1815–25, lablab is from the Arabic word lablāb
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lablab

noun
  1. a twining leguminous plant, Dolichos lablab (or Lablab niger), of tropical Africa but widely cultivated
  2. the edible pod or bean of this plant

Word Origin for lablab

from Arabic
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