field bean


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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