Canavalia

noun

Can·​a·​va·​lia ˌkan-ə-ˈvā-lē-ə, -ˈvāl-yə How to pronounce Canavalia (audio)
: a small genus of tropical twining herbs of the family Leguminosae that have long tough pods with large seeds and include the jack bean

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“Canavalia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Canavalia. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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