Definition of tick bean in English:

tick bean

Line breaks: tick bean

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

  • A field bean of a variety with small rounded seeds, used for feeding to pigeons.

Origin

mid 18th century: so named from the resemblance of the seeds to dog ticks.

More definitions of tick bean

Definition of tick bean in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrəˈgāSHən
noun
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space