from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A form of the common string bean that has mottled seeds and is grown chiefly in the southwest United States.
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- n. One of several varieties of common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, common in the US and Mexico.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. mottled or spotted bean of southwestern United States; usually dried
From Spanish (frijol ("bean")) pinto ("painted"), named for its mottled skin. (Wiktionary)