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noun
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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Origin of winged bean

First recorded in 1905–10
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