|Main Entry:||anasazi bean|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||an heirloom dried bean that is red and white and sweet-tasting|
|Example:||The anasazi bean is sweet and reputedly causes less flatulence and is widely used in southwestern recipes like chili, soups, and for refried beans.|
|Etymology:||Named after the Anasazi cliff dwelling people of the desert Southwest; settlers found the bean in the Anasazi ruins in the early 1900s.|
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