bonavist definition

  • noun:
    • perennial twining vine of old-world tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like plants followed closely by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable from the Indian subcontinent; often put in genus Dolichos
    • perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed closely by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable in the Indian subcontinent; occasionally positioned in genus Dolichos

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