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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Origin and Etymology of vigna

New Latin, after Domenico Vigna †1647 Italian botanist


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