sieva bean

noun

sie·​va bean ˈsē-və- How to pronounce sieva bean (audio)
ˈsi-vē-
1
: lima bean sense 2
especially : a small usually whitish lima bean
2
: a plant (Phaseolus lunatus) that bears sieva beans

Word History

Etymology

origin unknown

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sieva bean was in 1888

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“Sieva bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sieva%20bean. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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