Definition of sugar bean in English:

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sugar bean


A French bean of a reddish mottled variety widely eaten in South Africa.
Example sentences
  • Seedco Zambia produces various seeds ranging from maize, soya beans, sugar beans, wheat, sorghum and groundnuts which are also exported to some countries within the Southern African region.
  • At Christmas, people eat sweet bread in the form of the child Jesus; at Easter, children are told that eggs are dropped in the gardens by flying church bells; and sugar beans are distributed to those who visit a young mother.
  • Mealie meal, sugar beans and cooking oil were provided to the most needy.
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