Vigna

noun
Vig·​na | \ ˈvignə \

Definition of Vigna

: a genus of vines or erect herbs (family Leguminosae) found in warm or tropical regions and having trifoliolate leaves, yellowish or purplish flowers with an eared vexillum, and a linear and 2-valved pod — see cowpea

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History and Etymology for Vigna

New Latin, after Domenico Vigna †1647 Italian botanist

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“Vigna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vigna. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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