1. [ noun ] (botany) erect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds; chief source of bean sprouts used in Chinese cookery; sometimes placed in genus Phaseolus
Synonyms: mung_bean golden_gram Vigna_radiata Phaseolus_aureus mung
Related terms: legume Vigna
Similar spelling:   green_smut