Psophocarpus

noun
Psopho·​car·​pus | \ ˌsäfəˈkärpəs\

Definition of Psophocarpus

: a genus of tropical Asiatic and African tuberous-rooted herbs (family Leguminosae)

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History and Etymology for Psophocarpus

New Latin, from Greek psophos noise + New Latin -carpus; from the sound made by the ripe pod when it springs open

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