yard-long bean

noun \ ˈyärd-ˈlȯŋ- \
|Updated on: 13 May 2018

Definition of yard-long bean

: the edible 1- to 3-foot (0.3- to 0.9-meter) long thin stringless pod of a south Asian plant of a subspecies (Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis) of the cowpea; also : the plant

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1926

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