stringless-bean

green bean

noun
the immature green pod of the kidney bean, eaten as a vegetable.
Also called string bean, stringless bean.


Origin:
1940–45, Americanism

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green bean
 
n
any bean plant, such as the French bean, having narrow green edible pods when unripe

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