runner bean


chiefly British

Examples of runner bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tall climbing plants like runner beans will need strong supports made out of bamboo canes. 3. The Week Uk, theweek, 28 Mar. 2024 Floor-to-ceiling windows lead you to a wide-open terrace with a greenhouse and rows of flower beds that grow fresh produce from beetroot to courgettes, nasturtium flowers, and green runner beans. Lewis Nunn, Forbes, 22 Feb. 2024 In late summer, the mezze spoke to the season with runner beans, charred on the grill and sprinkled with Aleppo pepper. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 15 Sep. 2023 There would be no tomatoes, chili peppers, zucchini, blueberries, raspberries, runner beans or cucumbers – the list is endless. Philip Lymbery, Time, 27 July 2023 The scramble of Alyssium, begonia, black-eyed Susan, cardinal, chrysanthemum, corropsis, cypress vine, daisy, primrose, lady’s mantle, lobelia, marigold, nasturtium, runner bean, sedum, sunflower, thyme and tomato creates clusters of red, yellow, gold, green, purple, white and pink., 9 Aug. 2020 Scarlet runner bean is known for its quick growth and large seeds. Viveka Neveln, Better Homes & Gardens, 16 Oct. 2022 Garnish with the chamomile and runner bean blooms, if using, and serve. Beth Segal, cleveland, 30 Apr. 2021 As to the beans, runner bean varieties have the best chance of success in cool-summer microclimates, and some bush-type dry bean varieties are early enough for moderately cool locations. Pam Peirce,, 23 May 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of runner bean was in 1882

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“Runner bean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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