- Beer bean
- Dolichos soja
- Edible soybean
- Garden soybean
- Glycine gracilis
- Glycine hispida
- Glycine max
- Mao dou
- Phaseolus max
- Soja bean
- Soja hispida
- Soja max
- Soya bean
- Soybean groundnut
- Sweet bean
- Vegetable soybean
Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
Earlier Established Forms
- found: Edamame, 2000: t.p. (Edamame is a traditional Japanese vegetable; also called vegetable soybean and sweet bean; edamame in Japanese ("branched bean") and mao dou in Chinese ("hairy bean"); edamame is the same species as grain (or field) soybeans, Glycine max, but it has larger seed, sweeter flavor, smother texture, and better digestibility)
- found: Epicurious food dict., via WWW, Mar. 15, 2002 (edamame: The Japanese name for fresh soybeans. Edamame, which are usually bright to dark green, are available fresh in Asian markets from late spring to early fall. They're also available frozen.)
- found: The cook's thesaurus, via WWW, Mar. 15, 2002 (edamame = sweet bean = vegetable soybean = beer bean = edible soybean = garden soybean = immature soybean = green soybean. These are fresh soybeans, often sold in the pod. Steam them, then split the pod open and eat the beans inside. They're also great in soups.)
- found: ITIS search, Mar. 15, 2002 (Glycine max. Common name: soybean. Synonyms: Soja hispida, Soja max, Phaseolus max, Glycine gracilis, Glycine hispida, Dolichos soja)
- found: Beetle, A.A. Recommended plant names, 1970 (Glycine max, soybean groundnut)
- 2002-03-15: new
- 2002-05-14: revised
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