Definition of bogbean in English:

bogbean

Syllabification: bog·bean
Pronunciation: /ˈbägˌbēn
 
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noun

  • another term for buckbean.
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    • In the Yorkshire Dales National Park places where bogbean can be seen include the Malham Tarn National Nature Reserve.
    • In spring and summer, early and southern marsh orchids vie with marsh peas and bogbeans for the flower lover's attention.
    • Pharmacological and chemical studies of the bogbean have been carried out at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Division of Pharmacognosy of Uppsala University.

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