pea bean
noun Date: 1778 1. a small white dried kidney bean; especially navy bean 2. a plant that is a source of pea beans

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  • Pea 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

  • pea bean — pea′ bean n. pln a variety of kidney bean with a small white seed …   From formal English to slang

  • pea bean — n. any of various kidney beans; esp., a navy bean …   English World dictionary

  • pea bean — noun white seeded bean; usually dried • Syn: ↑navy bean, ↑white bean • Hypernyms: ↑common bean * * * noun : any of various kidney beans that are cultivated chiefly for their small white seeds wihch are used dried (as for baking) * * * Chiefly New …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea-bean — kininės pupuolės smidrinis porūšis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis, maistinis, pašarinis kultūrinis augalas (Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis). atitikmenys: lot. Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • pea bean — Chiefly New Eng. and New York State. a variety of kidney bean having a small, white seed, used dried for food. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Bean goose — 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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