black bean


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black bean

n.
Any of various black-colored beans, especially:
a. A small black variety of the kidney bean, having cream-colored flesh and a sweet flavor, used in southern and Latin-American cuisine. Also called turtle bean.
b. A fermented black soybean having a pungent salty flavor, preserved in salt and used in Asian cuisine.

black bean

n
(Plants) an Australian leguminous tree, Castanospermum australe, having thin smooth bark and yellow or reddish flowers: used in furniture manufacture. Also called: Moreton Bay chestnut

black′ bean′


n.
any of various black-colored beans or legumes.
[1790–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.black bean - black-seeded bean of South Americablack bean - black-seeded bean of South America; usually dried
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
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