Definition of Lablab

1. Noun. One species: hyacinth bean.




Definition of Lablab

1. n. an East Indian name for several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, but commonly applied to the hyacinth bean (Dolichos Lablab).

Definition of Lablab

1. Noun. Any of several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, especially the hyacinth bean. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lablab

1. a tropical bean [n -S]

Medical Definition of Lablab

1. An East Indian name for several twining leguminous plants related to the bean, but commonly applied to the hyacinth bean (Delichos Lablab). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lablab

labium externum cristae iliacae
labium inferius oris
labium internum cristae iliacae
labium laterale lineae asperae
labium limbi tympanicum laminae spiralis
labium limbi vestibulare laminae spiralis
labium mediale lineae asperae
labium superius oris
labium vocale
lablab (current term)
lablabs
labmate
labmates
labneh
labor
labor-intensive
labor agreement
labor camp
labor camps
labor coach
labor contract
labor force
labor leader
labor market

Literary usage of Lablab

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1. Lost Crops of Africa: Volume Ii: Vegetables by National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"Both there and in other regions of India young lablab pods are widely consumed as a vegetable—boiled like French beans, dumped into curries...things like ..."

2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"... Egyptian or hyacinth bean (Dolichos lablab L., lablab vulgaris Savi.) are much eaten in the Tropics. ..."

3. Publication by Field Columbian Museum (1902)
"DOLICHOS lablab L. Common on bushes along the coast and in cultivation. Canaan. March (321). Eggers Fl 223. 441. Dolichos lablab albiflorus (de C.) ..."

4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Tropical twiners (a bush variety of D. lablab is now being offered by ... It differs from D. lablab in having the upper lip of the calyx 2-toothed and from ..."

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