shell bean plant
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|Noun||1.||shell bean plant - a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod|
shell bean - unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
lima bean plant, Phaseolus limensis, lima bean - bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds
butter bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, sieva bean - bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
Phaseolus acutifolius latifolius, tepary bean - twining plant of southwestern United States and Mexico having roundish white or yellow or brown or black beans