Definition of haricot vert in English:

haricot vert

Syllabification: har·i·cot vert
Pronunciation: /ˌhariˌkō ˈve(ə)r(t)
 
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noun (plural haricots verts)

  • A green bean with a very narrow edible pod and very small seeds.
    More example sentences
    • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and add haricots verts.
    • However, the duck confit was cut up in cold bits and enmeshed in a strange, oily construction of mushrooms and haricots verts.
    • The dish starts with improbably flavorful green beans so good it doesn't feel pretentious to call them haricots verts steamed until just tender.

Origin

French, 'green bean'.

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