snap bean


snap bean

noun

: any of several types of beans whose long green seed cases are eaten as a vegetable when they are young and tender

Full Definition of SNAP BEAN

:  a bean grown primarily for its long pods that are cooked as a vegetable while young and tender and before the seeds have become enlarged — compare shell bean

First Known Use of SNAP BEAN

1770

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