One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1The seed of the bean Phaseolus metcalfei, native to the south-western U.S. and grown for fodder; the plant itself.
2A plant of the genus Thermopsis (family Fabaceae (Leguminosae)).
Early 19th century; earliest use found in Meriwether Lewis (1774–1809).
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