Cowpea

The cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) is one of several species of the widely cultivated genus Vigna. Four subspecies are recognised, of which three are cultivated (more exist, including textilis, pubescens, and sinensis): Cowpeas are one of the most important food legume crops in the semiarid tropics covering Asia, Africa, southern Europe and Central an...
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Cowpea

• (n.) 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. • (n.) A leguminous plant (Vigna Sinensis, syn. V. Catjang) found throughout the tropics of the Old World. It is extensively cultivated in the Southern United States for f...
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cowpea

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

Cow'pea` (-pē`) noun 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.
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Cowpea

Cow'pea` noun (Botany) A leguminous plant ( Vigna Sinensis , syn. V. 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.
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cowpea

cowpea, black-eyed pea,or black-eyed bean,annual legume (Vigna sinensis) of the pulse family. Introduced in the early 18th cent. from the Old World to the S United States, it has become a staple of Southern cooking and an important catch crop, soil enhancer, and forage. Cowpea, sometimes called Chin...
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cowpea

cultivated forms of Vigna unguiculata, annual plants within the pea family (Fabaceae). In other countries they are commonly known as China bean, or ...
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Cowpea

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cowpea

[n] - fruit or seed of the cowpea plant 2. [n] - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
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