1. [ noun ] (botany) tuberous-rooted twining annual vine bearing clusters of purplish flowers and pods with four jagged wings; Old World tropics
Synonyms: goa_bean goa_bean_vine Manila_bean Psophocarpus_tetragonolobus winged_bean
Related terms: vine Psophocarpus goa_bean
2. [ noun ] (botany) sprawling European annual having a 4-winged edible pod
Synonyms: Lotus_tetragonolobus asparagus_pea
Related terms: herb
Similar spelling:   winged_bean