dolichos

noun
dol·​i·​chos | \ˈdälə̇ˌkäs\

Definition of dolichos 

1 capitalized : a genus of chiefly tropical vines (family Leguminosae) having a bearded style and the keel of the corolla coiled

2 plural -es : any plant of the genus Dolichos

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History and Etymology for dolichos

New Latin, from Latin, a leguminous plant, from Greek, literally, racecourse, from dolichos long

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