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pole bean

noun
1.
any vinelike variety of bean that is trained to grow upright on a pole, trellis, fence, etc.
Origin of pole bean
1760-1770
1760-70, Americanism
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  • A morning-glory or a hop-vine or a pole-bean winds around its support in the same course, and cannot be made to wind in any other.

    Locusts and Wild Honey John Burroughs

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