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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Chiefly Southern & Midland U.S. See lima bean.
  • n. New England See wax bean.

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  • n. Any of several beans, including the lima bean, sieva bean, wax bean, and civet bean.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. small flat green bean similar to lima beans
  • n. bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds

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