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

  • n. See string bean.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The immature pods of any kind of bean plant, eaten as a vegetable.
  • n. The immature pods of numerous varieties of the common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris.

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

  • n. immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
  • n. a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods


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