Definition of Cyamopsis
1. Noun. Small genus of annual usually hairy herbs of tropical Africa and Arabia.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Cluster Bean, Cyamopsis Psoraloides, Cyamopsis Tetragonolobus, Guar
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyamopsis
Literary usage of Cyamopsis
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1. Food-grains of India by Arthur Herbert Church (1886)
"The other species of cyamopsis is African. The pods of this species are thick, and from 1>£ to 2 inches long. It grows on the plains from the Himalaya to ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"W. Indies.—Not much cult, in Amer. The wood of both species is very valuable. N. TAYLOR.! GUAR. An annual forage plant (cyamopsis ..."