American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The edible pod or seed of any of several beans, especially the kidney bean.
- n. A highly seasoned mutton or lamb stew with vegetables.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of ragout of meat and vegetables.
- n. The kidney-bean or French bean.
- n. In ceramics, a red used for the whole surface of a piece, or forming a background to other decoration. It is produced from an oxid of copper.
- To prepare as, or convert into, a haricot: as, to haricot a neck of mutton.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A ragout or stew of meat with beans and other vegetables.
- n. The ripe seeds, or the unripe pod, of the common string bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), used as a vegetable. Other species of the same genus furnish different kinds of haricots.
- n. a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beans
- n. a French bean variety with light-colored seeds; usually dried
- French, possibly from Old French harigoter ("to tear up"). (Wiktionary)
- French, possibly alteration (influenced by French haricot, stew) of Nahuatl ayacotli.French, from Old French hericot, hericoq, possibly from harigoter, to cut into pieces, probably of Germanic origin. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“It is my discovery of the etymology of the word haricot!”
“The word haricot was unknown in France until the seventeenth century: people used the word”
“The green bean was generally referred to as the haricot; the mature bean, dried and divested of its pod, was called the fêverole.59 The latter seems to have been less used in polite society, perhaps because of its windy nature, but its resemblance to the fava bean was close enough to guide cooks in preparing it.”
“This astonishing immunity can have only one explanation: like the potato and the maize-plant, the haricot is a gift of the New World.”
“The haulm is both of little bulk and little use, but the seed is used in making the esteemed French dish called haricot, with which it were well if the working classes of this country were acquainted.”
“In that case I would swap the butter beans for a smaller pulse, such as haricot beans.”
“A bag of beans, of the variety known as "haricot," is the next candidate.”
“-- A very pretty dish can be made by making a border of mashed potatoes, hollow in the centre, in which can be placed various kinds of other vegetables, such as haricot beans, stewed peas, &c.”
“Must Try: Pied du couchon Pig's feet, sliced pork belly, fois gras and haricot vert salad, soups, charcuterie and beef cheek.”
“Picnic counters with a traditional Steak au Poivre with lemongrass peppercorn cream sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes and haricot vert.”
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List of as many pea and bean varieties as I can cook up - mostly common names.
"Spanish náhuatl, from Nahuatl, that which pleases the ear, from nahua-, audible, intelligent, clear."
- etymology from The American Heritage Dictionary
Just what it says. Words that end in -ot.
2007 Scripps Bee Round 1
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