field bean

noun

Definition of field bean

2 : a bean grown primarily for its ripe edible seeds always put in a plot of field beans for our own winter baked beans

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First Known Use of field bean

1582, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Field bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/field%20bean. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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