HyperDic: runner_bean

English > 2 senses of the expression runner bean:
NOUNplantrunner bean, scarlet runner, scarlet runner bean, Dutch case-knife bean, Phaseolus coccineus, Phaseolus multiflorustropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial
foodrunner bean, scarlet runner, scarlet runner bean, English runner beanlong bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths
English > runner bean: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningTropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain.
Synonymsscarlet runner, scarlet runner bean, Dutch case-knife bean, Phaseolus coccineus, Phaseolus multiflorus
Broaderpole beanA climbing bean plant that will climb a wall or tree or trellis
SpanishPhaseolus multiflorus
English > runner bean: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaninglong bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain.
Synonymsscarlet runner, scarlet runner bean, English runner bean
Broadergreen beanImmature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
Spanishjudía verde
Catalanmongeta tendra

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