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- n. Plural form of bean.
- n. pills; drugs in pill form
- n. testes
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bean.
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-- There are two general varieties of string beans: the yellow ones, which are commonly known as _wax beans_, and the green ones, which are the ones usually meant when the term string beans is used.
-- The common small white beans are called _navy beans_ from the fact that they are much used in the navy.
The high fiber in beans is also helpful in lowering cholesterol and stabilizing blood sugar levels.
… The Taxonomic distinction of the Vigna beans is also a relatively recent phenomenon.
The beans from the clay pot while sitting along the rio de La Sierra with our backs against the ahuehuete were more pleasing.
We sauteed up some beans from the farm and added a salad of their perfect (HOW do they grow these this time of year, I ask?) greens and cucumbers.
He pointed out that Mexico imports staples such as corn and beans from the U.S.
Ejotes, or green beans, is the most common word in México, but I still think I have heard them called judías here, but I could easily be mistaken on this.
And for those interested in beans, ALL true beans originated in the Americas INCLUDING Lima beans, so should be called frijol in México.
I paid outrageous prices and begged for coffee beans from a dozen greasy spoons suspected as repositories of the secret knowledge, and from more than a few four star hotel kitchens where a seven dollar cup of coffee just has to be more than a common beverage.
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