runner bean

runner bean
noun Date: 1882 chiefly British scarlet runner bean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • runner bean — runner ,bean noun count a long green bean that grows on a tall climbing plant and is cooked and eaten …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • runner bean — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a climbing bean plant with scarlet flowers and long green edible pods …   English terms dictionary

  • runner bean — n. chiefly Brit. name for POLE BEAN …   English World dictionary

  • runner bean — n BrE a vegetable that grows as a long green ↑pod (=seed container) on a climbing plant …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • runner bean — noun 1. tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain • Syn: ↑scarlet runner, ↑scarlet runner bean, ↑Dutch case knife bean, ↑Phaseolus coccineus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Runner bean — Taxobox name = Runner bean image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae tribus = Phaseoleae genus = Phaseolus species = P. coccineus binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • runner bean — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms runner bean : singular runner bean plural runner beans British a long green bean that grows on a tall climbing plant and is cooked and eaten …   English dictionary

  • runner bean — raudonžiedė pupelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, maistinis augalas (Phaseolus coccineus), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje, kitur – auginamas. atitikmenys: lot. Phaseolus coccineus; Phaseolus coccineus… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • runner bean — noun a) A climbing plant, Phaseolus coccineus, having long bean pods. b) The pods, sliced, as a vegetable. Syn: scarlet runner bean …   Wiktionary

  • runner bean — runner beans N COUNT: usu pl Runner beans are long 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] Syn: string bean (in AM, use pole beans, scarlet… …   English dictionary

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