vanilla bean

noun

Definition of vanilla bean

: the long capsular fruit of a vanilla (especially Vanilla planifolia) that is an important article of commerce

Examples of vanilla bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The shop also serves gelati, or a cup of vanilla bean ice cream layered with your choice of water ice flavor. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, "New Bardstown Road dessert spot brings a creamier version of shaved ice to Louisville," 15 June 2020 With a sharp knife, split the vanilla bean lengthwise and use the tip of the knife to scrape out the vanilla seeds. Jessica Battilana, SFChronicle.com, "Vanilla pudding recipe with roasted rhubarb is a cool bowl of comfort," 12 June 2020 Made by the brand behind the suspiciously good pink coconut water, these vegan cups come in vanilla speckled with real vanilla beans, lightly tangy plain, and fruity strawberry and blueberry flavors. Harmless Harvest, Bon Appétit, "Why We Can't Get Enough of this New Addition to the Yogurt Aisle," 24 Feb. 2020 Executive pastry chef Janina O’Leary also crosses the decades with desserts ranging from a nostalgic Peach Melba with raspberry sauce and vanilla bean ice cream ($14) to a Chocolate Midnight Cake with salted caramel and fudge sauce ($13). Linda Zavoral, The Mercury News, "First Look: Selby’s, the Bay Area’s sumptuous new supper club," 22 July 2019 The gentle texture buffs away dead skin while the scent will remind you of a vanilla bean cappuccino. Hillary Maglin, Travel + Leisure, "Switch Up Your Morning Routine With These 9 Energy-boosting Products," 15 Apr. 2020 Next up: live and active cultures are added and a handful of ingredients like organic strawberries and blueberries, and organic vanilla beans are mixed in before it’s sealed. Harmless Harvest, Bon Appétit, "Why We Can't Get Enough of this New Addition to the Yogurt Aisle," 24 Feb. 2020 Hot, fried dough is rolled in vanilla bean sugar and served with single-origin chocolate sauce and made-from-scratch dulce de leche caramel sauce. Regan Stephens, Fortune, "The best restaurant at Orlando’s Walt Disney World isn’t inside the park," 23 Feb. 2020 Each loaf starts with a buttery broiche-like dough infused with orange zest and vanilla bean. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, "Jewish bakeries on the rise in the Bay Area," 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of vanilla bean

1824, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2020

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“Vanilla bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vanilla%20bean. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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vanilla bean

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Kids Definition of vanilla bean

: the long pod of a tropical American orchid from which vanilla is extracted

vanilla bean

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Medical Definition of vanilla bean

: the long capsular fruit of a vanilla (especially Vanilla planifolia) that is an important article of commerce

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