green bean

noun

Definition of green bean

: a kidney bean that is used as a snap bean when the pods are colored green

Examples of green bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sides include sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, cornbread dressing and more, $17.50-$28. al, 18 Nov. 2021 Each includes a 12- to 14-pound turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cornbread with pecan butter. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, 17 Nov. 2021 Then there's all the trimmings such as dressing – possibly more than one kind – mashed potatoes, gravy, dinner rolls, and hopefully some vegetables including, of course, a green bean casserole. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 23 Nov. 2021 This cheesy gratin will put a different type of green bean casserole on your Thanksgiving table. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, 17 Nov. 2021 Angus beef pot roast for two, with green bean casserole, roasted brussels sprouts, mac and cheese, and sweet potato, Hasselback style ($100). Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 Dec. 2021 While green bean casserole ruled a slate of western states, sweet potato and squash casseroles were popular from North Dakota to Florida. Marina Pitofsky, The Enquirer, 25 Nov. 2021 At least 11 migrant workers of the Seneca Foods green bean canning plant in Gillett died of COVID-19 in the fall. Maria Perez, jsonline.com, 20 May 2021 While green bean casserole ruled a slate of western states, sweet potato and squash casseroles were popular from North Dakota to Florida. Marina Pitofsky, The Enquirer, 25 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of green bean

1526, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of green bean was in 1526

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14 Jan 2022

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

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More Definitions for green bean

green bean

noun

English Language Learners Definition of green bean

: a type of bean whose long green seed cases are eaten as a vegetable when they are young and tender

green bean

noun

Kids Definition of green bean

: a young long green pod of a bean plant eaten as a vegetable

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