Sea bean
Sea bean \Sea" bean\ (Bot.) Same as {Florida bean}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea bean — 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

  • Sea bean — may refer to:*Drift seed, a seed of any of a number of tropical plants growing in coastal areas, the seeds of which are found floating upon ocean currents, by means of which the seeds are dispersed.*When used in a culinary context, several… …   Wikipedia

  • sea bean — noun 1. a. : any of various beans or showy seeds of tropical origin that are frequently carried by ocean currents to remote shores and often used as ornaments: as (1) : the large chocolate colored seed of a snuffbox bean used in poultices and as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea-bean — didžioji entada statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Mimozinių šeimos daržovinis, vaisinis augalas (Entada gigas), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Entada gigas; Mimosa gigas angl. Mackay bean; nicker bean; sea bean; sword …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Sea bean — Caesalpinia (E); Canavalia (E); Entada (E) …   EthnoBotanical Dictionary

  • sea bean —   Kā e e, maunaloa.    ♦ Seeds of kā e e, pīpā, pēka a …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • sea-bean — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 genera {Faba},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bean aphis — 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

  • Bean fly — 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

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