navy bean

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navy bean

Any of several varieties of the kidney bean, cultivated for their edible white seeds.

[From its former use as a standard provision of the US Navy.]

na′vy bean`

a small, white kidney bean, dried for prolonged storage.
[1885–60, Amer.; so called from wide use in the U.S. Navy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: bean - white-seeded beannavy bean - white-seeded bean; usually dried  
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried

navy bean

n (US) → weiße Bohne
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8 g Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 2 veg, 1 1/2 fat NAVY BEAN SOUP WITH HAM (Makes 8 servings) 1 pound dried navy beans 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large carrot, diced 2 ribs celery, diced 1 tablespoon crumbled fresh sage 4 cups low-sodium beef broth 4 cups water 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 4 ounces lean ham steak, cubed 1 cup chopped fresh parsley leaves Pick over beans and discard any stones.
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