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Mung

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noun

(1) Mung bean: the seed of Vigna radiata.

(2) A plant of the genus Vigna in the Fabaceae family, native to India and Pakistan, and widely cultivated for its edible seeds and bean sprouts.


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This plant species is previously classified under the genus Phaseolus, now it belongs to genus Vigna. Its beans are small, ovoid in shape and commonly green in color. The seeds are used in making cellophane noodles, and prepared as green bean soup, tong sui, spring rolls, etc.


Word origin: from the Hindi moong.

Scientific name: Vigna radiata (previously Phaseolus aureus or Phaseolus radiatus)

Synonyms:

  • golden gram
  • green bean
  • green gram
  • green soy
  • mash bean
  • moong
  • mung bean
  • munggo or monggo


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