mung bean


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mung \Mung\ (m[u^]ng), n. [Hind. m[=u]ng.] (Bot.)
   Green gram, a kind of legume (pulse) (Vigna radiata syn.
   Phaseolus aureus, syn. Phaseolus Mungo), grown for food
   in British India; called also gram, mung bean, {Chinese
   mung bean}, and green-seeded mung bean. It is an erect,
   bushy annual producing edible green or yellow seeds, and
   edible pods and young sprouts. --Balfour (Cyc. of India).
   [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mung bean \Mung" bean`\ (m[u^]ng" b[=e]n`), n.
   The mung (Vigna radiata).
   [PJC]

   2. The bean produced by the mung.
      [PJC]
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