an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Its small, round, smooth or wrinkled seed, used as a vegetable
The large edible seed of such a plant.
A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
The ripened ovary of a flowering plant that contains the seeds, sometimes fused with other parts of the plant. Fruits can be dry or fleshy. Berries, nuts, grains, pods, and drupes are fruits. &diamf3; Fruits that consist of ripened ovaries alone, such as the tomato and pea pod, are called true fruits. &diamf3; Fruits that consist of ripened ovaries and other parts such as the receptacle or bracts, as in the apple, are called accessory fruits or false fruits.
Pod is defined as a dry fruit or seed vessel containing one or more seeds.
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