great northern bean


: a large white kidney bean

Examples of great northern bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Swap in cannellini beans or great northern beans. Bhg Test Kitchen, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Mar. 2023 Dole pineapples, flour, peanuts, Glad tall kitchen bags, toilet paper, great northern beans, cat food, ranch dressing, Eggo waffles, coffee creamer and Sara Lee pies. Dana Hunsinger Benbow, Indianapolis Star, 16 Apr. 2020 The first ingredient is whole great northern beans, which provide the protein and fiber punch. NBC News, 17 Oct. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of great northern bean was in 1969

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“Great northern bean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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