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 for bonavist
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: 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 [syn:
           hyacinth bean, bonavist, Indian bean, Egyptian
           bean, Lablab purpureus, Dolichos lablab]

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