from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various cultivated climbing beans that grow on poles or supports.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any kind of bean which is customarily trained on poles, as the scarlet runner or the Lima bean.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any one of the twining varieties of the common garden bean, requiring the support of a pole. See bean, 2.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis
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