[Ads-l] Why plants are cultivated

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Wed Oct 7 20:13:06 UTC 2015

Encountered while trying to understand an unusual use of "wall" (to come later):

Wall, n.5, one quotation is:

1887   C. A. Moloney Sketch Forestry W. Afr. 322   ‘Wall’ of India (Dolichos Lablab, L.) A climbing perennial largely cultivated in the Tropics for its unpalatable seeds.


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