Definition of Horse gram

1. Noun. Twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Horse Gram

horse botfly
horse breeding
horse brier
horse cart
horse cavalry
horse chestnut
horse diseases
horse doctor
horse fancier
horse fly
horse gentian
horse grain
horse gram (current term)
horse latitude
horse mackerel
horse mackerels
horse manure
horse mushroom
horse nettle
horse of a different color
horse of a different colour
horse of the wood
horse opera
horse operas
horse parsley

Literary usage of Horse gram

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

1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter, Great Britain India Office (1908)
"... or horse-gram, and 62 square miles under gram. Oilseeds were grown on 98 square miles. ... horsegram ..."

2. A Manual of the District of Vizagapatam, in the Presidency of Madras by David Freemantle Carmichael (1869)
"... (CAJANUS INDICUS); horse gram, ... lamp oil seeds, and horse gram. In the pure sandy soil is only raised a red dye ..."

3. A Journey from Madras Through the Countries of Mysore, Canara, and Malabar by Francis Hamilton, East India Company (1870)
"... or Horse-gram, and it lasts for a month : after twenty or twenty-five days the crops are ... but five are required to bring the Horse-gram to maturity. ..."

4. Reports on the Agricultural Conditions, Capabilities, and Prospects of the by Robertson W. R. (William Rowntrie) (1881)
"The next important crops are the pulses, Horse-gram _ . ... Horse-gram is the . most important, it occupies, about three-fourths of the entire area under ..."

5. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"... the common horse gram plant, is grown in many parts of India. ... horse gram, . . ,, Kulti, . HIND., MAHR. ..."

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