Indian bean


Definition of Indian bean

  1. 1a :  a North American catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides) with flat pods resembling beans b :  a pod of this catalpa

  2. 2 :  the fruit of the groundnut

  3. 3 :  hyacinth bean

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