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snap bean

snap bean

n
1. (Plants) any of various bean plants that are cultivated in the US for their crisp edible unripe pods
2. (Cookery) the pod of such a plant
[C19: so called because the pods are broken into pieces for eating]

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n.
a crisp bean pod, as a green bean or a wax bean.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snap bean - tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
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