Lyon bean

Ly·​on bean | \ ˈlīən- \

Definition of Lyon bean

: a tropical Asian plant (Stizolobium niveum) grown in the southern U.S. and elsewhere for forage

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History and Etymology for Lyon bean

after William S. Lyon †1916 American botanist

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“Lyon bean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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