snuffbox bean

noun

Definition of snuffbox bean

  1. 1 :  a sea bean that is the large seed of a tropical liana

  2. 2 :  a plant (Entada phaseoloides or E. scandens) bearing the snuffbox bean and having tough ropy stems, pinnate leaves ending in a tendril, small spicate flowers, and gigantic sword-shaped woody pods divided into boxlike compartments

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