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haricot vert

Syllabification: har·i·cot vert
Pronunciation: /ˌherəkō ˈver
 
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Definition of haricot vert in English:

noun (plural haricots verts)

A green bean with a very narrow edible pod and very small seeds.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

French, 'green bean'.

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