Definition of black-eyed bean in English:

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black-eyed bean

(also black-eye bean, US black-eyed pea)

noun

A creamy-white edible bean which has a black mark at the point where it was attached to the pod.
  • This bean is obtained from Vigna sinensis, family Leguminosae.
Example sentences
  • She went over to the side-dish section to get corn, black-eyed peas, green beans, mashed potatoes, and coleslaw.
  • But with chunky pieces of warm French bread, the crunchy black-eyed beans plus the slices of avocado and soured cream it turned out to be very filling and very tasty - not mouth-searingly hot but subtly spicy.
  • It was filling peasant fare: sausages, broad beans, smoked pork, bread and pecorino cheese, fried crabs and black-eyed beans.

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