lablab

['lablab]
noun a tropical Asian plant of the pea family, grown for its edible seeds and pods. [Lablab purpureus.]
Origin
C19: from Arab. lablāb.

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  • Lablab — Lab lab (l[a^]b l[a^]b), n. (Bot.) an East Indian name for several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, but commonly applied to the hyacinth bean ({Dolichos Lablab}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lablab — (L. De C Adns.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie Papilionaceae Phaseoleae Euphaseoleae, Diadelphie Dekandrie L. (Dolichos I. L., Ägyptische Fasel); Arten: L. vulgaris Sav., immergrüner, in Ostindien u. Ägypten heimischer in Westindien angebauter… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lablab — Savi, früher Gattung der Leguminosen, deren einzige Art, L. vulgaris Savi, jetzt zur Gattung Dolichos (s. d.) gestellt wird (D. Lablab L., Helm , Reisbohne, ägyptische Fasel) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • lablab — ● lablab nom masculin Légumineuse comestible, très vigoureuse, cultivée sur les sols tropicaux pauvres. (Noms usuels dolique d Égypte, pois indien.) lablab n. m. BOT Légumineuse grimpante (Fam. papilionacées) des régions tropicales, cultivée pour …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lablab — (arab., d.h. Winde, Dolichos L.), Gattg. der Leguminosen; die bohnenartigen Samen von L. vulgāris Sav. (Helm , Reisbohne, ägypt. Fasel) sind eßbar …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Lablab — Lablab,   die Helmbohne.   …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lablab — purpureus Lablab pu …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lablab —   Lablab …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lablab — noun one species: hyacinth bean • Syn: ↑genus Lablab • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Papilionoideae, ↑subfamily Papilionoideae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lablab — ID 44573 Symbol Key LABLA Common Name lablab Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution DC, FL, GA, HI, MA, MD, NJ, NY, OH, PA, PR, VA, VI, WV Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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