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green bean

green bean

n
(Plants) any bean plant, such as the French bean, having narrow green edible pods when unripe

green′ bean`


n.
the slender immature green pod of the kidney bean, eaten as a vegetable.
[1940–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetablegreen bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
fresh bean - beans eaten before they are ripe as opposed to dried
snap bean, snap - tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
string bean - green beans with strings that must be removed
Kentucky wonder, Kentucky wonder bean - flat-podded green bean
English runner bean, runner bean, scarlet runner bean, scarlet runner - long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain
French bean, haricot vert, haricots verts - very small and slender green bean
2.green bean - a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus - herbs of warm regions including most American beans
common bean, common bean plant, Phaseolus vulgaris - the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods
haricot - a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beans
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