navy bean

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navy bean

Any of several varieties of the kidney bean, cultivated for their edible white seeds.

[From its former use as a standard provision of the US Navy.]

na′vy bean`

a small, white kidney bean, dried for prolonged storage.
[1885–60, Amer.; so called from wide use in the U.S. Navy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: bean - white-seeded beannavy bean - white-seeded bean; usually dried  
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried

navy bean

n (US) → weiße Bohne
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6 MASSACHUSETTS made the navy bean - also known as haricot bean - its state vegetable in 1993.
8 g Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 2 veg, 1 1/2 fat NAVY BEAN SOUP WITH HAM (Makes 8 servings) 1 pound dried navy beans 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large carrot, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 1 tablespoon crumbled fresh sage 4 cups low-sodium beef broth 4 cups water 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 ounces lean ham steak, cubed 1 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves Pick over beans and discard any stones.
At a March briefing for CRS and the Congressional Budget Office on carrier acquisition, CRS naval specialist Ronald O'Rourke asked Navy bean counters to look into a block-buy strategy for CVN-79 and CVN-80 as a potential cost saver.
Once the nest is completed, the eggs, which are about the size of a navy bean, are laid and incubation begins.
Nine commercially available pulse fractions--chickpea, green and red lentil, yellow pea, pinto and navy bean flours, and pea protein, starch and fiber isolates--were evaluated after being processed into cracker formulations.
However, I wrap each navy bean in a small square of aluminum foil to increase the handling time.
Before the navy bean soup has left the ladle, she starts telling me about how she's remodeling her kitchen.
The Soup Goddess ordered pork and navy bean soup, a cup for $2.
Jacques sponsored, a bill making the baked navy bean the official state bean.
The book also contains many unusual pies, such as Sister Shirley Woods' Navy Bean Custard Pie and Miss Eudora's Cream of Wheat Custard Pie.
So split pea, lentil and Navy bean soups are smart choices.

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