Lyon bean

noun

Ly·​on bean
ˈlīən-
: a tropical Asian plant (Stizolobium niveum) grown in the southern U.S. and elsewhere for forage

Word History

Etymology

after William S. Lyon †1916 American botanist

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“Lyon bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lyon%20bean. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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