yard–long bean

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noun \ˈyärd-ˈlȯŋ-\

Definition of yard–long bean

  1. :  the edible 1- to 3-foot (0.3- to 0.9-meter) long thin stringless pod of a south Asian plant of a subspecies (Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis) of the cowpea; also :  the plant

1926

First Known Use of yard–long bean

1926

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