"kudzu" in the noun sense
1. kudzu, kudzu vine, Pueraria lobata
fast-growing vine from eastern Asia having tuberous starchy roots and hairy trifoliate leaves and racemes of purple flowers followed by long hairy pods containing many seeds grown for fodder and forage and root starch widespread in the southern United States
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