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

  • n. See string bean.

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  • n. The unripe or green edible fruitpod of a bean plant such as the legume Phaseolus vulgaris.

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

  • n. tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections


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