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n. pl. bean·er·ies Informal
An inexpensive restaurant or café.
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n, pl -eries
informal US a cheap restaurant
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(ˈbi nə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies. Informal.
a cheap, usu. inferior, restaurant.
[1885–90, Amer.]
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n (US inf) → billiges Speiselokal
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- prepare an international system for gaining access to genetic resources and sharing the beaneries of their utilisation;
Reiner of Ava Coffees imports, roasts (he uses a Probat), flavors, and supplies the beans for a number of trendy new espresso bars and beaneries that have sprung up in Israel in the last six months.