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Noun: screwbean
  1. Shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods
    - screw bean, tornillo [N. Amer], screwbean mesquite, Prosopis pubescens
Noun: screw bean  skroo been
  1. Spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed

Derived forms: screw beans, screwbeans

Type of: mesquit, mesquite, pod, seedpod

Encyclopedia: Screwbean