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


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


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


6. bean (n.)

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


7. bean (n.)

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


9. bean (v.)

hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball


10. bean (n.)

informal terms for a human head