turtle bean

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web Throughout the Caribbean and Central America, beans and rice (or rice with beans) is made with pigeon peas, red beans or black turtle beans, to name a few. David Tanis, The Seattle Times, "A humble feast begins with lentils," 7 Jan. 2019

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1923, in the meaning defined above

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