Definition of Cluster bean

1. Noun. Drought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cluster Bean

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Literary usage of Cluster bean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"The dwarf-fan or cluster-bean is likewise an early variety, but it is planted chiefly for curiosity ; it rises only six or ..."

2. The American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climates and Seasons of the by Bernard M'Mahon (1806)
"The dwarf-cluster bean is a great bearer, never grows above a foot or fourteen inches high, and may be planted in rows ..."

3. Time's Telescope for ...; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack (1825)
"The dwarf Fan or cluster bean is chiefly planted for curiosity : the branches spread like a fan, and the flowers are succeeded by ..."

4. The Practical Gardener, and Modern Horticulturist: Containing the Latest and by Charles McIntosh (1828)
"The dwarf-fan or cluster-bean is likewise an early variety; it rises only six or eight inches high; the branches spread out like a fan, and the pods are ..."

5. The American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climate and Seasons of the by Bernard M'Mahon, John Jay Smith (1857)
"The dwarf-cluster bean is a great bearer, never grows above a foot or fourteen inches high, and may be planted in rows either in beds or borders, ..."

6. American Gardener's Calendar, Adapted to the Climates and Seasons of the by Bernard MacMahon (1806)
"The dwarf-cluster bean is a great bearer, never grows above a foot or fourteen inches high, and may be planted in rows either in beds or borders, ..."

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