HyperDic: shell_bean_plant

English > 1 sense of the expression shell bean plant:
NOUNplantshell bean plant, shell beana bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
English > shell bean plant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningA bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod.
Synonymshell bean
Partsshell beanunripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
Narrowerbroad bean, broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia fabaOld World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
lima bean, lima bean plant, Phaseolus limensisbush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds
sieva bean, butter bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatusbush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
tepary bean, Phaseolus acutifolius latifoliusTwining plant of southwestern United States and Mexico having roundish white or yellow or brown or black beans
Broaderbean, bean plantAny of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

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