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Noun: cowpea plant
  1. Sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
    - cowpea, black-eyed pea [N. Amer], Vigna unguiculata, Vigna sinensis, black-eyed bean [Brit], black-eye bean [Brit]

Type of: legume, leguminous plant

Part of: genus Vigna, Vigna