sieva bean

noun
sie·​va bean | \ ˈsē-və- How to pronounce sieva bean (audio) , ˈsi-vē- \

Definition of sieva bean

1 : lima bean sense 2 especially : a small usually whitish lima bean
2 : a plant (Phaseolus lunatus) that bears sieva beans

First Known Use of sieva bean

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sieva bean

origin unknown

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“Sieva bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sieva%20bean. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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