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.
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- wingback formation,
- winged catheter,
- winged elm,
- winged everlasting,
- winged horse,
- winged pea
Origin of winged bean
First recorded in 1905–10
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