great northern bean

noun

Definition of great northern bean

: a large white kidney bean

Examples of great northern bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of great northern bean

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Great northern bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/great%20northern%20bean. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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