pinto bean


Definition of pinto bean

: a mottled kidney bean that is grown for food and for stock feed

Examples of pinto bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Both Tex-Mex and Mex utilize charro/pinto beans, but Mexican also does fringe types, like a Peruvian bean La Esquina Cocina will offer. Matt Wake |, al, "Local Mexican restaurant coming soon to downtown Huntsville," 18 Nov. 2019 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 Taquitos are stuffed with ground beef, pinto beans and cheddar and served with a sides of green chile queso and salsa. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "13 places for happy hour in Tempe," 13 Sep. 2019 That’s where a sculpture made from 2,200 cans of chili and pinto beans and designed and built by five students from the school’s College of Architecture will be on display through Saturday. Richard A. Marini,, "Annual Canstruction at North Star Mall fights hunger, delights with design," 11 Sep. 2019 Burger Culture borrows from the barbecue bible a tad, offering cups of simmering pinto beans free of charge to its customers. Chuck Blount,, "52 Weeks of Burgers: Burger Culture," 9 Aug. 2019 However, the beef, kidney & pinto bean, bell pepper, and onion concoction sits on par with most other fast-food chili options. 11. Alex Aronson, Redbook, "The 14 Best Costco Food Court Menu Items, Ranked," 4 Apr. 2019 Sides: Spicy green beans ($2.25 per serving) and a simple half ear of corn on the cob ($2.25 per serving) are welcome options to the traditional pinto beans, potato salad, creamed corn and coleslaw options. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, "52 Weeks of BBQ: Rusty Bucket BBQ," 9 Feb. 2018 Add cilantro or brown rice, black or pinto beans, salsas and other toppings ranging from bacon to sour cream. Georgann Yara, azcentral, "It's National Burrito Day! Mexican restaurants for build-your-own burritos," 5 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of pinto bean

1913, in the meaning defined above

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3 Dec 2019

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“Pinto bean.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of pinto bean

: a type of small bean that is grown for food

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