turtle bean
noun Date: 1923 black bean 1

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • common bean — noun 1. the common annual twining or bushy bean plant grown for its edible seeds or pods • Syn: ↑common bean plant, ↑Phaseolus vulgaris • Hypernyms: ↑bush bean • Hyponyms: ↑kidney bean, ↑frijol, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Black bean — can mean:* The black turtle bean, a small, black variety of the common bean especially popular in Latin American cuisine * Douchi, a kind of fermented soybean especially popular in the cuisine of China * The urad bean or black gram * Any black… …   Wikipedia

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  • The Voice of the Turtle (album) — Infobox Album | Name = The Voice of the Turtle Type = Album Artist = John Fahey Released = 1968 Recorded = 1968 Genre = Folk, Avant garde Length = 39:45 Label = Takoma Producer = Bob de Sousa Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|4.5|5… …   Wikipedia

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