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

  • n. The navy bean.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a very small and highly esteemed variety of the edible white bean; -- so called from its size.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bean, 2.

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

  • n. white-seeded bean; usually dried


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  • this is the silliest-sounding word I've ever heard in my life :D

    September 28, 2010

  • Another name for the small white navy bean, or haricot.

    August 27, 2009