Phaseolus lunatus
Lima Li"ma (l[=e]"m[.a] or l[imac]"m[.a]), n. The capital city of Peru, in South America. [1913 Webster]

{Lima bean}. (Bot.) (a) A variety of climbing or pole bean ({Phaseolus lunatus}), which has very large flattish seeds. (b) The seed of this plant, much used for food.

{Lima wood} (Bot.), the beautiful dark wood of the South American tree {C[ae]salpinia echinata}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Phaseolus lunatus — Bean Bean (b[=e]n), n. [OE. bene, AS. be[ a]n; akin to D. boon, G. bohne, OHG. p[=o]na, Icel. baun, Dan. b[ o]nne, Sw. b[ o]na, and perh. to Russ. bob, L. faba.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phaseolus lunatus — Sieva Sie va, n. (Bot.) A small variety of the Lima bean ({Phaseolus lunatus}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Phaseolus lunatus — ID 62384 Symbol Key PHLU2 Common Name sieva bean Family Fabaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, FL, MO, MS, NC, PR, SC, VA, VI Growth Habit Vine, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Phaseolus lunatus — noun bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds • Syn: ↑sieva bean, ↑butter bean, ↑butter bean plant, ↑lima bean • Hypernyms: ↑shell bean, ↑shell bean plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phaseolus Lunatus — L. Lima bean (E); Cachas (C); Habas (S); Huevo de piche (C); Pallars (C); Zaragosa (C) . Lima beans are well known vegetables, but the purple seeds should be avoided. The leaves and young shoots contain about 7.5% protein …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

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