Definition of lablab in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlablab/


Another term for hyacinth bean.
Example sentences
  • Mid-December to mid-January plantings are generally preferred when growing Koala lablab for grain.
  • I had a go at growing lablab as a green manure crop for my bananas, but they basically hardly grow here at all due to our lack of summer heat.
  • With the excellent nutritive value and palatability of lablab, this forage may be used as a direct browse crop or as hay for supplementation or as an attractant.


Early 19th century: from Arabic lablāb.

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Syllabification: lab·lab

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