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Noun: jack bean  jak been
  1. Annual semi-erect bushy plant of tropical South America bearing long pods with white seeds grown especially for forage
    - wonder bean, giant stock bean, Canavalia ensiformis

Derived forms: jack beans

Type of: vine

Part of: Canavalia, genus Canavalia

Encyclopedia: Jack bean