navy bean


Definition of navy bean 

: a white-seeded kidney bean grown especially for its nutritious seeds also : its seed

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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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English Language Learners Definition of navy bean

: a type of white bean

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