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Butterbean vs. Bean

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Butterbeannoun

small flat green bean similar to lima beans

Beannoun

Any plant of several genera of the taxonomic family Fabaceae that produces large edible seeds or edible seedpods.

Beannoun

The large edible seed of such a plant.

Beannoun

(specifically) The edible seed of the broad bean.

Beannoun

The edible seedpod of such a plant.

Beannoun

(by extension) The bean-like seed of certain other plants, especially coffee; coffee in the general.

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Beannoun

(by extension) An object resembling a pea or bean in shape, often made from plastic or styrofoam and used in large numbers as packing material or as stuffing for beanbags and similar items.

Beannoun

(slang) The head or brain.

Beannoun

A guinea coin.

Beannoun

Money.

β€˜I haven't got a bean.’;

Beannoun

(slang) The clitoris.

Beannoun

(software) JavaBean

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Beanverb

To hit deliberately with a projectile, especially in the head.

β€˜The pitcher beaned the batter, rather than letting him hit another home run.’;

Beannoun

A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, Phaseolus, and Dolichos; also, to the herbs.

Beannoun

The popular name of other vegetable seeds or fruits, more or less resembling true beans.

Beannoun

any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae

Beannoun

any of various seeds or fruits suggestive of beans

Beannoun

any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

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Beannoun

informal terms for a human head

Beanverb

hit on the head, esp. with a pitched baseball

Bean

A bean is the seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae, which are used as vegetables for human or animal food. They can be cooked in many different ways, including boiling, frying, and baking, and are used in many traditional dishes throughout the world.

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