HyperDic: bean

English > 5 senses of the word bean:
NOUNfoodbean, edible beanany of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
plantbeanany of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
plantbean, bean plantany of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
bodybean, attic, bonce, noodle, noggin, domeinformal terms for a human head
VERBcontactbeanhit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball
bean > pronunciation
Soundsbiy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > bean: 5 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningAny of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food.
Synonymedible bean
Part ofbean, bean plantAny of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
Narrowercommon beanAny of numerous beans eaten either fresh or dried
goa beanOld World tropical bean
mung bean, mung, green bean, green gram, golden gram, moong, mash bean, munggo, monggo, green soySeed of the mung bean plant used for food
soy, soybean, soya, soya beanThe most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
BroaderlegumeThe seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
Spanishalubia, faba, frijól, haba, habichuela, judía, pocha
Catalanfava, fesol, mongeta
English > bean: 5 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningAny of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans.
Narroweralgarroba, algarrobilla, algarobillamesquite pod used in tanning and dyeing
broad bean, fava bean, horsebeanseed of the broad-bean plant
calabar bean, ordeal beandark brown highly poisonous seed of the calabar-bean vine
carob, carob bean, algarroba bean, algarroba, locust bean, locust podlong pod containing small beans and sweetish edible pulp
divi-diviTwisted seed pods of the divi-divi tree
mung, mung bean, green gram, golden gram, moong, mash bean, munggo, monggo, green soy, green beanSeed of the mung bean plant
soy, soybean, soya beanA source of oil
tonka bean, coumara nutfragrant black nutlike seeds of the tonka bean tree
BroaderseedA small hard fruit
English > bean: 5 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningAny of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods.
Synonymbean plant
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
Partsbean, edible beanAny of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
Narrowerbush beanA bean plant whose bushy growth needs no supports
pole beanA climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis
shell bean, shell bean plantA bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
Broaderlegume, leguminous plantAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
English > bean: 5 senses > noun 4, body
Meaninginformal terms for a human head.
Synonymsattic, bonce, noodle, noggin, dome
Broaderhuman headThe head of a human being
Spanishbonce, coco, melón, tarro
Catalanclepsa, coco
Verbsbeanhit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball
English > bean: 5 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninghit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
BroaderhitDeal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument
Nounsbeaninformal terms for a human head
beanera baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head

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