Synonyms and Antonyms for hyacinth-bean

1. hyacinth bean (n.)

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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2. bean-caper family (n.)

small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea

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3. bean-shaped (adj.)

having a shape resembling a bean

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4. hyacinth (n.)

a red transparent variety of zircon used as a gemstone

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6. bean (n.)

any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food

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8. bean (n.)

any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

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9. bean (v.)

hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball

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10. bean (n.)

informal terms for a human head

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