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pea bean

n.
The navy bean.
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pea′ bean`


n.
a variety of kidney bean with a small white seed.
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Noun1.pea bean - white-seeded beanpea bean - white-seeded bean; usually dried  
common bean - any of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
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