Definition of green bean in English:

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green bean


The immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable. See also string bean.
Example sentences
  • Both dishes came with a mountain of fresh vegetables - spinach, carrots and green beans.
  • The sauce can also be served on top of baked potatoes, hot pasta or vegetables such as courgettes or green beans.
  • He grew sweet peppers and chili peppers, lima and green beans, zucchini and red, yellow and cherry tomatoes.

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Syllabification: green bean

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