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a variety of the common edible bean, Phaseolus vulgaris humilis, characterized by its bushy growth.
a person who conducts a thorough search to recruit talented people, as for an athletic team.
an evergreen St.-John’s-wort, Hypericum prolificum, common from New York to Iowa and southward, having yellow flowers in terminal clusters.
a large African antelope, Tragelaphus scriptus, of wooded and bushy regions, having a reddish body streaked or spotted with white. Historical Examples In Africa John T. McCutcheon The White Hand and the Black Bertram Mitford Black Tales for White Children C. H. Stigand The Blind Lion of the Congo Elliott Whitney South-African Folk-Tales James A. […]