long bean


Definition of long bean

: yard-long bean The chewy, robustly flavored Asian legume known as the long bean truly lives up to its name. The beans … can grow as long as a meter.— Karen Shimizu, Saveur, June/July 2008

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First Known Use of long bean

1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Long bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long%20bean. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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