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wax bean

noun
1.
a variety of string bean bearing yellowish, waxy pods.
2.
the pod of this plant, used for food.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10, Americanism
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wax bean

noun
1.
(US) any of certain string beans that have yellow waxy pods and are grown in the US
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