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har·i·cot 1

The edible pod or seed of any of several beans, especially the kidney bean.

[French, possibly alteration (influenced by French haricot, stew) of Nahuatl ayacotli.]

har·i·cot 2

A highly seasoned mutton or lamb stew with vegetables.

[French, from Old French hericot, hericoq, possibly from harigoter, to cut into pieces, probably of Germanic origin.]


1. (Plants) a variety of French bean with light-coloured edible seeds, which can be dried and stored
2. (Plants) another name for French bean
3. (Cookery) the seed or pod of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable
[C17: from French, perhaps from Nahuatl ayecotli]


(ˈhær əˌkoʊ)

1. any of various beans of the genus Phaseolus, esp. the kidney bean.
2. the seed or unripe pod of any of these plants, eaten as a vegetable.
[1605–15; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haricot - a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beansharicot - a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beans
green bean - a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
2.haricot - a French bean variety with light-colored seeds; usually dried
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried


[ˈhærɪkəʊ] N (also haricot bean) → frijol m, judía f blanca (Sp)


n haricot (bean)Gartenbohne f


[ˈhærɪkəʊ] n (also haricot bean) → fagiolo bianco
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