Definition of scarlet runner in English:

scarlet runner

Syllabification: scar·let run·ner
(also scarlet runner bean)


  • A twining bean plant with scarlet flowers and very long flat edible pods. Native to Central and South America, it is widely cultivated in North America.
    • Phaseolus coccineus, family Leguminosae
    More example sentences
    • Make a tee pee out of bamboo stakes and plant morning glories or scarlet runner beans.
    • Fast growing vines like hops or scarlet runner beans do the job in record time.
    • A tepee covered with scarlet runner beans and a playhouse made of gigantic sunflowers are other whimsical ideas using plants that children love to grow.

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