scarlet runner


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scarlet runner

n.
A climbing tropical American bean plant (Phaseolus coccineus), cultivated for its scarlet flowers and edible pods and seeds.

scarlet runner

n
(Plants) a climbing perennial bean plant, Phaseolus multiflorus (or P. coccineus), of tropical America, having scarlet flowers: widely cultivated for its long green edible pods containing edible seeds. Also called: runner bean or string bean

scar′let run′ner


n.
a twining South American bean plant, Phaseolus coccineus, having clusters of scarlet flowers.
[1780–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scarlet runner - tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain
pole bean - a climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis
2.scarlet runner - hairy trailing or prostrate western Australian vine with bright scarlet-pink flowers
coral pea - any of various Australian climbing plants of the genus Kennedia having scarlet flowers
3.scarlet runner - long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
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Tartar, with a wave of his hand and the deftness of a cat, had already dipped through his scuttle of scarlet runners without breaking a leaf, and 'gone below.
Scarlet runner beans offer knockout-red, hummingbird-attracting blooms, then delicious beans.
Illustrating the growth cycle of a scarlet runner pole bean from seed packet to harvest in both verse and sun-splashed painting, "Green Bean
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Close but no cigar As a guide to the 1,000 Guineas, recent winners have tended to run well in the Classic - Barefoot Lady (fifth), Music Show (sixth), Infallible (fourth) and Scarlet Runner (seventh) - without quite troubling the judge.
Scarlet Runner beans and morning glories are used to camouflage the outhouse.
Some of my finds, such as the nickel-size seeds hidden inside the long, leathery pods of 'Emperor' scarlet runner beans seem too beautiful to eat.