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sieva bean

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noun sie·va bean \ˈsē-və-, ˈsi-vē-\

Definition of sieva bean

  1. :  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 and Etymology of sieva bean

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1888


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