a plant, Vigna radiata, of the legume family, cultivated for its edible seeds, pods, and young sprouts.
the seed or pod of this plant.
- Also called gram, green gram.
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How to use mung bean in a sentence
Then look East for mung bean sprouts, which contain Vitamins A, B, C, and E in addition to calcium, iron, and potassium.
Ideal Meal: mung bean sprouts as a snack or added to salad, plus oranges and bananas and long sips of herbal tea.
Soy-Bean and mung bean Sprouts Seasoned with Sesame Oil by Madhur Jaffrey This is sesame noodles without the noodles.
mung bean sprouts are light and crunchy, and with a drizzle of soy sauce and sesame oil, this salad is crisp and refreshing.
British Dictionary definitions for mung bean
an E Asian bean plant, Phaseolus aureus, grown for forage and as the source of bean sprouts used in oriental cookery
the seed of this plant
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