Definition Bean

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Definition

a bean: a seed, or its pod, eaten as a vegetable (fava, edamame, haricots verts, etc.)
noun
green beans long green beans
fava beans (US), broad beans (UK) large pale green beans
kidney beans small dark red beans shaped like a kidney
a coffee bean a seed which is heated then crushed to make coffee

Examples

  • "I was thinking about using one of the Bunsen burners in the lab to fry up some plantains with some black beans and rice, so be sure to pick up the rice, the beans and the plantains."
  • "They were showing that awful Mr. Bean movie again."
  • "I am shaped like two beans."
  • "I will not finish this green bean casserole."
  • "There's nothing left but beans"
  • "Jean : Yes, are you going to finish your green bean casserole?"
  • "Chili bean casserole VV"
  • "Cooked fava beans and custard"

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