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green bean

noun

: a type of bean whose long green seed cases are eaten as a vegetable when they are young and tender

Full Definition of GREEN BEAN

:  a kidney bean that is used as a snap bean when the pods are colored green
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First Known Use of GREEN BEAN

1842
GREEN BEAN Defined for Kids

green bean

noun

Definition of GREEN BEAN for Kids

:  a young long green pod of a bean plant eaten as a vegetable

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