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har·i·cot 1

 (hăr′ĭ-kō′)
n.
The edible pod or seed of any of several beans, especially the kidney bean.

[French, possibly alteration (influenced by French haricot, stew) of Nahuatl ayacotli.]

har·i·cot 2

 (hăr′ĭ-kō′)
n.
A highly seasoned mutton or lamb stew with vegetables.

[French, from Old French hericot, hericoq, possibly from harigoter, to cut into pieces, probably of Germanic origin.]

haricot

(ˈhærɪkəʊ)
n
1. (Plants) a variety of French bean with light-coloured edible seeds, which can be dried and stored
2. (Plants) another name for French bean
3. (Cookery) the seed or pod of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable
[C17: from French, perhaps from Nahuatl ayecotli]

har•i•cot

(ˈhær əˌkoʊ)

n.
1. any of various beans of the genus Phaseolus, esp. the kidney bean.
2. the seed or unripe pod of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable.
[1605–15; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haricot - a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beansharicot - a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beans
green bean - a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
2.haricot - a French bean variety with light-colored seeds; usually dried
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
Translations

haricot

[ˈhærɪkəʊ] N (also haricot bean) → frijol m, judía f blanca (Sp)

haricot

n haricot (bean)Gartenbohne f

haricot

[ˈhærɪkəʊ] n (also haricot bean) → fagiolo bianco
References in classic literature ?
Bottled beer stood under a shelf, and there were two bags of haricot beans and some limp lettuces.
In the place of the fowl a dish of haricot beans made its appearance--an enormous dish in which some bones of mutton that at first sight one might have believed to have some meat on them pretended to show themselves.
IT was two o'clock when I returned to my lodgings; my dinner, just brought in from a neighbouring hotel, smoked on the table; I sat down thinking to eat--had the plate been heaped with potsherds and broken glass, instead of boiled beef and haricots, I could not have made a more signal failure: appetite had forsaken me.
The hot pot included three scraps of meat, haricot beans, two onions, potatoes and plenty of water.
The Restaurant at Chateau Morrisette is featuring new menu items including a porcini crusted steak, Marseille style seafood bouillabaisse with crispy calamari garnish, and bacon wrapped stuffed trout with haricot vert and lemon beurre noisette.
400g can cannellini or haricot beans, drained and rinsed
Beans are a staple in all of and the Great Scot Salad Mix has all the usual suspects with a few more unusual varieties - flageolet, black turtle, haricot, brown, pinto, yellow and green split peas.
Chilled Jumbo Shrimp with Honeycrisp Apple, Haricot Vert and Dijon Vinaigrette, was paired with Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label.
He cited the dish, composed of seemingly whatever fatty meat you have to hand, pork skin and haricot beans as the zenith of cuisine.
6 MASSACHUSETTS made the navy bean - also known as haricot bean - its state vegetable in 1993.
PULSES AND BEANS THREE heaped tablespoons of baked beans, haricot beans, kidney beans, cannellini beans, butter beans or chickpeas count as one portion each.
Pulses and beans - three heaped tablespoons of baked beans, haricot beans, kidney beans, cannellini beans, butter beans or chickpeas count as one portion each.