yard-long bean


yard–long bean

noun \ˈyärd-ˈlŋ-\

Definition of YARD-LONG BEAN

:  the edible 1- to 3-foot (0.3- to 0.9-meter) long thin stringless pod of a south Asian plant of a subspecies (Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis) of the cowpea; also :  the plant

First Known Use of YARD-LONG BEAN

1926

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