winged bean


a tropical Asian vine, Psophocarpus tetragonolobus, of the legume family, of which the pods, seeds, leaves, and flowers are edible and nutritious.
the pod of this plant, having four flangelike longitudinal extensions.

Nearby words

  1. wingback,
  2. wingback formation,
  3. wingding,
  4. winge,
  5. winged,
  6. winged catheter,
  7. winged elm,
  8. winged everlasting,
  9. winged horse,
  10. winged pea

Origin of winged bean

First recorded in 1905–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019