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Cowpea vs. Beans

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Cowpeanoun

Any of the plants in the species Vigna unguiculata, including the black-eyed pea.

Beansnoun

pills; drugs in pill form

Cowpeanoun

The seed of one or more leguminous plants of the genus Dolichos; also, the plant itself. Many varieties are cultivated in the southern part of the United States.

Beansnoun

testes

Cowpeanoun

A leguminous plant (Vigna Sinensis, syn. Vigna Catjang) found throughout the tropics of the Old World. It is extensively cultivated in the Southern United States for fodder, and the seed is used as food for man.

Cowpeanoun

fruit or seed of the cowpea plant

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Cowpeanoun

sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure

Cowpeanoun

eaten fresh as shell beans or dried

Cowpea

The cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is an annual herbaceous legume from the genus Vigna. Due to its tolerance for sandy soil and low rainfall, it is an important crop in the semiarid regions across Africa and Asia.

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