Entry from US English dictionary
noun (plural haricots verts)
A green bean with a very narrow edible pod and very small seeds.
- 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.
French, 'green bean'.
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Syllabification: har·i·cot vert
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