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Beans, lentils and peas

bean

noun

a seed of various plants that is cooked and eaten. There are many different types of beans, for example kidney beans, soybeans, and green beans.

bean

noun

a dried bean that you grind (=make into a powder) and use to make drinks such as coffee and cocoa

bean curd

noun

a soft white food made from soybeans

bean sprouts

noun

the young stems growing from the seeds of a bean plant that are eaten as food

black-eyed pea

noun

a small bean with a black spot eaten as food

broad bean

noun

a large flat bean with a pale green skin

chickpea

noun

a round yellow-brown seed that can be cooked and eaten

cocoa bean

noun

the seed of the cacao tree that is crushed to make cocoa

cocoa butter

noun

a type of fat made from cocoa beans and used in making chocolate, cosmetics, and soap

coffee

noun

the crushed beans that you use to make coffee

coffee bean

noun

a brown seed that is roasted and crushed to make coffee

edamame

noun

a young soya bean, grown mainly in China and Japan and usually cooked with its pod still on

fava bean

noun

a large flat round bean that is pale green

French bean

noun

a string bean

garbanzo

noun

a chickpea

green bean

noun

a long thin green vegetable that grows on a tall climbing plant

haricot

noun

a small white bean that you usually buy in dried form and cook in water

kidney bean

noun

a red bean eaten as a vegetable

legume

noun

a seed such as a pea or bean that grows in a pod

lentil

noun

a round flat seed that you boil before you eat it. You normally buy lentils in dried form.

lima bean

noun

a flat pale green bean that is grown in North and South America

mangetout

noun

a snow pea

mung bean

noun

a small round green bean, usually used for producing a bean sprout

navy bean

noun

a small white bean. It is a type of kidney bean.

pea

noun

a very small round green vegetable that grows in a long narrow pod

pinto bean

noun

a small bean with brown spots that you can cook and eat

pulses

noun

seeds that you can cook and eat, for example beans, lentils, and peas

runner bean

noun

a green bean

snow pea

noun

a type of flat pea that you eat with the pod

soy

noun

a soybean

soya bean

noun

a soybean

soybean

noun

the seed of an Asian plant, used for making food and oil

split pea

noun

a dried pea that has been divided in half

sprouts

noun

seeds or beans that are just beginning to grow and that you eat like vegetables, for example in sandwiches or salads

string bean

noun

a green bean

string bean

noun

a runner bean

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