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butter bean

n.
1. Chiefly Southern & Midland US See lima bean.
2. New England See wax bean.

butter bean

n
(Plants) a variety of lima bean that has large pale flat edible seeds and is grown in the southern US

but′ter bean`

or but′ter•bean`,


n.
1. a variety of small-seeded lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, grown in the southern U.S.
2. Midland and Southern U.S. any type of lima bean.
[1810–20]

Butter bean

Lima bean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Butter bean - bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seedsbutter bean - bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
butterbean, civet bean, sieva bean, butter bean - small flat green bean similar to lima beans
genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beans
shell bean, shell bean plant - a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
2.Butter bean - small flat green bean similar to lima beansbutter bean - small flat green bean similar to lima beans
shell bean - unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
butter bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, sieva bean - bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
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