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Related to runner bean: scarlet runner bean
(Plants) another name for scarlet runner
1. any of various kinds of bean, as the green bean, the unripe pods of which are used as food.
2. snap bean.
3. a tall, thin person.
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|Noun||1.||runner bean - tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain|
Dutch case-knife bean, Phaseolus coccineus, Phaseolus multiflorus, scarlet runner, scarlet runner bean
pole bean - a climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis
|2.||runner bean - long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain|
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
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