Definition of navy bean in English:

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navy bean

Pronunciation: /ˈnāvē bēn/

noun

North American
A small white type of kidney bean.
Example sentences
  • However, other relatives are the navy bean (which is actually white in colour, don't ask me why), black beans and pinto beans.
  • Legumes such as lentils, black-eyed peas, soybeans, chickpeas, kidney beans, navy beans, pinto beans and black beans are lowfat, filling and loaded with fiber, protein and carbs.
  • Looking up from her bowl of navy bean soup, she couldn't suppress a flash of annoyance as she saw the vaporous figure drifting through the cafeteria.

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Syllabification: na·vy bean

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