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kidney bean

n.
1.
a. An annual plant (Phaseolus vulgaris) in the pea family, cultivated in many forms for its edible pods and kidney-shaped seeds.
b. A seed of this plant.
2.
a. A form of this plant bearing dark red seeds.
b. A seed of this plant. Also called red kidney bean.

kidney bean

n
1. (Plants) any of certain bean plants having kidney-shaped seeds, esp the French bean and scarlet runner
2. the seed of any of these beans

kid′ney bean`


n.
1. a bean plant, Phaseolus vulgaris, cultivated in many varieties for its edible seeds and pods.
2. its mature seed, esp. the dark red, kidney-shaped seed of some varieties.
[1540–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kidney bean - the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)kidney bean - the common bean plant grown for the beans rather than the pods (especially a variety with large red kidney-shaped beans)
genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beans
common bean, common bean plant, Phaseolus vulgaris - the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods
2.kidney bean - large dark red bean; usually dried
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
Translations
Kidneybohne
kidneypapu
haricot rouge
kidneyböna

kidney bean

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References in classic literature ?
I may instance asparagus, kidney beans, cucumbers, rhubarb, apples, pears, figs, peaches, apricots, grapes, olives, gooseberries, currants, hops, gorse for fences, and English oaks; also many kinds of flowers.
Serbia was interested in buying kidney beans when we visited the country," he said.
For example, the Bio-resources Conservation Institute at the PARC has over 1,200 germplasm lines of kidney beans and around 200 lines of cowpeas in its gene bank.
TILLY'S ALL-AMERICAN CHILLI (SERVES 4) INGREDIENTS 1 onion, roughly chopped 4 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed Drizzle of vegetable or sunflower oil, for frying 450g beef or vegetarian mince 225g tomato puree 1 x 400g tin of chopped tomatoes 250ml chicken, beef or vegetable stock 1tbsp chilli powder 2tsp ground cumin Salt and pepper 1 x 400g tin of kidney beans (drained) Sour cream, to serve Grated cheddar cheese, to serve Spring onions, sliced, to serve METHOD 1.
INGREDIENTS 1 tsp sunflower oil, 1/2 small red onion, sliced 1/2 red pepper, de-seeded and sliced 4-5 cherry tomatoes, halved 1/4 fresh red chilli, chopped (or 1/2 tsp chilli flakes), 50g red kidney beans drained, 1/2 ripe avocado peeled and diced, 2 large British Lion eggs METHOD 1.
SHOPPING LIST Beef mince (500g), PS2 Onion (loose), 12p Red pepper (loose), 40p Basics chopped tomatoes (400g), 30p Basics red kidney beans in Water (400g), 30p Double concentrate tomato puree (200g), 50p Basics white rice (1kg), 60p TOTAL: PS4.
INGREDIENTS (Makes 12-14) 75g cream cheese 3 tsp dried chives 2 x 25cm tortilla wraps 400g tin of kidney beans, drained 1 small clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp paprika 1 tbsp tomato puree METHOD 1.
Ornamental stones, kidney beans or any kind of dry beans
spicy beans & feta Ingredients 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 210g can red kidney beans, drained 1 large lime (zest and juice of 1/2, the other 1/2 cut into wedges) 3 tomatoes, diced 1 banana shallot, finely chopped 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped Generous handful coriander, chopped, plus a few extra leaves 85g/3oz feta 1 large or 2 small avocados, stoned and peeled Method 1 Put the cumin seeds in a small pan on the hob and lightly toast.
The local demand for kidney beans at the domestic market remains rather low.
Add all of the other ingredients except the kidney beans and coriander and cook over a low to medium flame with the lid on for one hour, stirring occasionally.
Two 15-ounce cans red kidney beans, drained and rinsed