French bean


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French bean

n
1. (Plants) a small twining bushy or annual bean plant, Phaseolus vulgaris, with white or lilac flowers and slender green edible pods
2. (Plants) the pod of this plant. See also haricot
Also called: dwarf bean or kidney bean
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Noun1.French bean - very small and slender green bean
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
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Wery good little dinner, sir, they can get ready in half an hour--pair of fowls, sir, and a weal cutlet; French beans, 'taturs, tart, and tidiness.
At Farnham he stopped to view the Bishop's Castle and to partake of a light dinner of stewed eels, veal cutlets, and French beans, with a bottle of claret.
Cabbages - mix your cabbages with French bean plants, nasturtiums or Shungiku, which can reduce attacks by caterpillars.
French bean is an important non-traditional grain legume grown during rabi season for its tender green pods with high protein, carbohydrate, mineral, calcium and iron content.
Moreover, Turkish and French bean varieties found no demand at international markets.
The French bean extract was resolved on Blue-Sepharose into two fractions: a slightly larger unadsorbed fraction B1 without hemagglutinating activity and a slightly smaller adsorbed fraction B2 with hemagglutinating activity (Fig.
Triple tail with grilled Mediterranean vegetables and lemon oregano aioli Southwestern rub New York sirloin strip Sterling salmon over French bean salad with candied garlic and balsamic glaze
There are all sorts of green beans, including a prolific white-flowered runner bean - 'White Apollo' - and a very fine dwarf French bean called 'Eclarel'.
The collection includes: broad bean witkiem manita, French bean safari, runner bean white lady, beetroot pablo, cabbage tundra, carrot Eskimo, lettuce lobjoits green cos, spring onion Ishikura, radish French breakfast, and tomato gardener's delight.
My favourite runner bean is the superb White Lady, a white flowered type which always gives a heavy crop of succulent, stringless pods, while Ferrari is a tip-top new French bean which produces super-fine pods of great colour and flavour.