Entry from US English dictionary
The immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable. See also string bean.
- 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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