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sieva bean

sieva bean

noun sie·va bean \ˈsē-və-, ˈsi-vē-\

Definition of SIEVA BEAN

:  a bean plant (Phaseolus lunatus) of tropical America that is closely related to and sometimes classified with the lima bean; also :  its flat edible seed

Origin of SIEVA BEAN

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1888

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