wax bean

wax bean

noun
1.
a variety of string bean bearing yellowish, waxy pods.
2.
the pod of this plant, used for food.

Origin:
1905–10, Americanism

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wax bean
 
n
(US) any of certain string beans that have yellow waxy pods and are grown in the US

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