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ad·zu·ki bean(ăd-zo͞o′kē) or a·zu·ki bean (ə-zo͞o′-)
1. An erect or twining East Asian herb (Vigna angularis) of the pea family, having edible sprouts and reddish seeds used as food and to make flour.
2. A seed of this plant.
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ad•zu′ki bean`(ædˈzu ki)
1. a bushy bean plant, Vigna (Phaseolus) angularis, widely cultivated in Asia.
2. the small, reddish brown edible bean of this plant.
[< Japanese azuki]
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|Noun||1.||adzuki bean - bushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds|
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