HyperDic: butter_bean

English > 2 senses of the expression butter bean:
NOUNplantbutter bean, sieva bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatusbush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
foodbutter bean, sieva bean, butterbean, civet beansmall flat green bean similar to lima beans
English > butter bean: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningbush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds.
Synonymssieva bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus
Member ofPhaseolus, genus Phaseolusherbs of warm regions including most American beans
Partssieva bean, butter bean, butterbean, civet beansmall flat green bean similar to lima beans
Broadershell bean, shell bean plantA bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
English > butter bean: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningsmall flat green bean similar to lima beans.
Synonymssieva bean, butterbean, civet bean
Part ofsieva bean, butter bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatusbush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
Broadershell beanunripe beans removed from the pod before cooking

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