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Definition of the noun horse gram
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- twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Dolichos biflorus / Dolichos benadirianus / species Dolichos benadirianus / Dolichos uniflorus / species Dolichos uniflorus / Glycine uniflora / species Glycine uniflora / Kerstingiella uniflora / species Kerstingiella uniflora / Macrotyloma uniflorum benadirianum / variety Macrotyloma uniflorum benadirianum / Macrotyloma uniflorum
- synonyms of horse gram: horse grain / poor man's pulse
- more generic terms: legume / leguminous plant = an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
- member of: genus Macrotyloma / Macrotyloma = annual or perennial vines of Africa and India and Australia
- observational distribution: specimen and observational data from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility Network (not necessarily true occurrence density gradients)
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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 ...
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 .
Dictionary 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 ...
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 ...
Encyclopedia 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 (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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