navy bean


Definition of navy bean

: a small, usually oval, white kidney bean : haricot

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Recent Examples on the Web Note: If using split peas and/or navy beans, soak them overnight before cooking them in a saucepan that is separate from the booyah. Journal Sentinel Staff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Comfort foods for an uncomfortable time: the era of coronavirus," 24 Mar. 2020 For example, a cup of canned navy beans has 20 grams of protein. Harvard Health Letter,, "Is it safe to go vegan in older age?," 2 Dec. 2019 It’s products are made from six types of legumes — peas, chickpeas, lentils, soy, fava beans and navy beans. cleveland, "Beyond plant-based meat, General Mills is now investing in plant-based seafood," 16 Jan. 2020 Black beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans and pink beans—varieties of what is called the common bean—provide essential protein and vitamins the world over, especially in Latin America and Africa. Sarah Lewin Frasier, Scientific American, "30 Heat-Tolerant Strains of Beans Identified," 24 Mar. 2015 Instead of the ingredients being dumped on top of a pile of chips, each of the crisp wonton chips was layered with pulled duck, navy beans, melted pepper jack and bright green jalapeños, then stacked on one another, three levels high. Malcolm Mayhew, star-telegram, "First bite: City Works works better than you might expect," 13 Dec. 2017 Amusement rides for all ages, games, food, navy bean soup and cornbread. 812-438-2750; Luann Gibbs,, "Free and fun events in Cincinnati: Oct. 13-15," 11 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of navy bean

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Navy bean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of navy bean

US : a type of white bean

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