screwbean


screw·bean

noun \ˈskrü-ˌbēn\

Definition of SCREWBEAN

1
:  a leguminous shrub or small tree (Prosopis pubescens) of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico having spirally twisted pods with sweet pulp —called also screwbean mesquite
2
:  the pod of the screwbean

First Known Use of SCREWBEAN

1866

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