Definition of pole bean in English:

Share this entry

pole bean

noun

North American
A variety of bean plant that climbs up a wall, tree, or trellis. Compare with bush bean.
Example sentences
  • Grow climbing plants such as pole beans and cucumbers on trellising at the back of the bed.
  • Ticos taught them to plant ash-loving squash in burn piles, and to plant pole beans to climb up corn stalks.
  • Or you can try experimenting with climbing vegetables such as pole beans or cucumbers.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: pole bean

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.