pole bean

noun
|Updated on: 1 Jul 2018

Definition of pole bean

: a cultivated bean that is usually trained to grow upright on supports

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First Known Use of pole bean

circa 1770

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POLE BEAN Defined for English Language Learners

pole bean

Definition of pole bean for English Language Learners

  • : a bean plant that grows up a pole, fence, etc.; also : the bean that grows on this plant


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