an edible seed, typically kidney-shaped, growing in long pods on certain leguminous plants
(circa 1825–1903), US frontiersman; known as Judge Roy Bean. In 1882, he named himself justice of the peace in Val Verde County, Texas, where he held court in his saloon, the Jersey Lilly, so-named for actress Lillie Langtry
a friendly form of address to a man
a friendly form of address to a man
another term for tofu.
a variety of bean plant whose bushy growth requires no support
North American term for broad bean.
a tropical American climbing plant of the pea family, which yields an edible bean and pod and is widely grown for fodder in tropical countries
an edible flat whitish bean
North American term for haricot.
a variety of kidney bean with small rounded seeds
a climbing bean
a bean of a variety grown for its edible pods
a field bean of a variety with small rounded seeds, used for feeding to pigeons
another term for waxpod.
a Central American climbing plant of the pea family, which has been cultivated for its edible tubers (jicama) since pre-Columbian times
a grey goose with orange-yellow bill and legs, breeding in the arctic tundra of Lapland and Siberia and overwintering in parts of Europe and Asia
either of two cultivated varieties of bean plant having small black seeds:
a large flat edible green bean which is usually eaten without the pod
a lima bean, especially one of a variety with large flat white seeds
the seed of the castor oil plant, which contains a number of poisonous compounds, especially ricin, as well as castor oil
a cacao seed
a bean-like seed of the coffee shrub
a bean plant closely related to the broad bean but with smaller seeds, grown to improve soil fertility and for stockfeed
a tropical American bean plant of which many varieties are commercially cultivated
the immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable
a bean-shaped sweet with a jelly-like centre and a firm sugar coating
a kidney-shaped bean, especially a dark red one from a dwarf French bean plant
a plant of the pea family which produces poisonous shiny scarlet beans with a black eye, sometimes used as amulets
a medium-sized speckled variety of kidney bean
a Central American bean plant with scarlet flowers and very long flat edible pods
any of various beans eaten in their fibrous pods, especially runner beans or French beans
a French bean of a reddish mottled variety widely eaten in South Africa
a bean plant native to the south-western US, cultivated in Mexico and Arizona for its drought-resistant qualities
the black seed of a South American tree, which has a vanilla-like fragrance. The dried beans are cured in rum or other alcohol and then used in perfumery and for scenting and flavouring tobacco, ice cream, and other products
a tropical Asian pea plant which has four-sided pods with longitudinal flanges. The entire pod and the roots are edible
a person, typically an accountant or bureaucrat, perceived as placing excessive emphasis on controlling expenditure and budgets
the sprouting seeds of certain beans, especially mung beans, used chiefly in oriental cookery
a type of kidney bean with a pink speckled skin that turns brown when cooked
the poisonous seed of a tropical West African climbing plant, containing physostigmine and formerly used for tribal ordeals
another term for guar.
a tropical Asian plant of the pea family, widely grown as an ornamental or for its edible seeds and pods and as a fodder crop
a plant seed that jumps as a result of the movement of a moth larva which is developing inside it
an edible pod from the mesquite, used especially to produce flour or as animal fodder
a kidney-shaped bean of a medium-sized creamy-white variety
a creamy-white edible bean which has a black mark at the point where it was attached to the pod
another term for sheep tick.
a North American catalpa which is widely planted in urban parks in Europe
a small bag filled with dried beans and used in children’s games