French bean
noun Date: 1552 1. chiefly British a bean (as a green bean) of which the whole young pod is eaten 2. chiefly British kidney bean 2

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  • French bean — French French (fr[e^]nch), prop. a. [AS. frencisc, LL. franciscus, from L. Francus a Frank: cf. OF. franceis, franchois, fran[,c]ois, F. fran[,c]ais. See {Frank}, a., and cf. {Frankish}.] Of or pertaining to France or its inhabitants. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • French bean — n BrE a long thin green vegetable that is usually cooked and eaten whole = ↑green bean …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • French bean — noun count a STRING BEAN …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • French bean — noun very small and slender green bean • Syn: ↑haricot vert, ↑haricots verts • Hypernyms: ↑green bean * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized F 1. chiefly Britain : a bean of which the wh …   Useful english dictionary

  • French bean — daržinė pupelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pašarinis, vaistinis nuodingas kultūrinis augalas (Phaseolus vulgaris), auginamas visame pasaulyje. atitikmenys: lot. Phaseolus compressus; Phaseolus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • French bean — daržinės pupelės tipinis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis, maistinis, vaistinis kultūrinis augalas (Phaseolus vulgaris var. vulgaris). atitikmenys: lot. Phaseolus vulgaris var. vulgaris angl. dwarf bean;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • French bean — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms French bean : singular French bean plural French beans British a long thin green bean that is eaten whole …   English dictionary

  • French bean — daržinė pupelė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Vienametis pupinių (Fabaceae), seniau ankštinių (Leguminosae), šeimos daržo augalas. Skirstomos į šparagines, kurių maistui vartojamos ankštys, kol jose nėra subrendusios sėklos, ir… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • French bean — noun Brit. 1》 a tropical American bean plant of which many varieties are commercially cultivated for food. [Phaseolus vulgaris.] 2》 the seed of the French bean plant used as food …   English new terms dictionary

  • French bean — French beans N COUNT: usu pl French beans are narrow green beans that are eaten as a vegetable. They grow on a tall climbing plant and are the cases that contain the seeds of the plant. [BRIT] (in AM, use string beans) …   English dictionary

  • French Bean — Les Vacances de Mr. Bean Les Vacances de Mr. Bean (Mr. Bean s Holiday)[1] est un film britannique de Steve Bendelack sorti en 2007, avec Rowan Atkinson dans le rôle de Mr. Bean, Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique …   Wikipédia en Français

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