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Horse Gram

Definition of the noun horse gram

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

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Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Linum to Oyster (1891)

by Sir George Watt

In the various experimental farms the production during the summer of a crop of horse gram (Dolichos uuiflorus), indigo ( Indigofera tinctoria), or sun hemp ( Crotalaria juucea), and the ploughing of this into the soil before the sowin 0f the winter ...

Google previewBenders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology (2006)

by D A Bender

horse gram, horse grain, kulthi bean, Madras gram. Macuna pruriens velvet bean. Psophocarpus tetragonolobus winged bean, asparagus bean or pea, fourcornered, Goa, Manila, Mauritius bean .

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

horse gram The reddish brown, white, black or mottled seed of a legume, Dolichos biflorus, from India, which is rather wrinkled in appearance, similar to a chick pea, and rarely split. Eaten if there is nothing else but usually the whole plant is ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

English: perennial horse gram M. geocarpum ( Harms) Marechal & Baudet English: ground bean, geocarpa groundnut, Kersting groundnut M. uniflorum (Lam.) Verde. (Dolichos uniflorus Lam.) English: horse gram ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2012)

Volume 8: South and Southwest Asia by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

Horse gram(Dolichos biflorus), peas,and others. Cotton wasalso grown.Domestic cattlewas the most important animal resource; remains ofdomestic horse, water ...

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Horse Gram

Horse Gram (Macrotyloma uniflorum) is one of the lesser known beans. The whole seeds of horse gram are generally utilized as cattle feed. However, it is consumed as a whole seed, as sprouts, or as whole meal by a large population in rural areas of southern India. Medical uses of these legumes have been discussed. It is mostly used in South Indian states.

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