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

  • n. A bushy or climbing tropical American plant (Phaseolus vulgaris) widely cultivated for its narrow green edible pods.
  • n. The green pod of this plant, eaten as a vegetable. Also called green bean, snap bean.
  • n. Slang A tall thin person.

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  • n. A long, slender variety of green bean.
  • n. A tall and thin person.

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

  • n. green beans with strings that must be removed


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