Definitions for lablab purpureus
hyacinth bean, bonavist, Indian bean, Egyptian bean, Lablab purpureus, Dolichos lablab(noun)
perennial twining vine of Old World tropics having trifoliate leaves and racemes of fragrant purple pea-like flowers followed by maroon pods of edible seeds; grown as an ornamental and as a vegetable on the Indian subcontinent; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos
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