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|Noun||1.||bean plant - any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods|
Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, legume family, Leguminosae, pea family - a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
bush bean - a bean plant whose bushy growth needs no supports
pole bean - a climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis