Definition of lucky bean in English:

lucky bean

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noun

  • 1A plant of the pea family which produces poisonous shiny scarlet beans with a black eye, sometimes used as amulets.
    • Abrus and other genera, family Leguminosae: several species
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    • So if lucky beans turn easily into giant coral trees, there's no reason why we shouldn't have more Cape chestnuts around town, especially as they have different flowering times.
  • 1.1A bean produced by the lucky bean plant.

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