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  • n. A climbing plant, Phaseolus coccineus, having long bean pods.
  • n. The pods, sliced, as a vegetable.

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

  • n. tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain
  • n. long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain


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