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Beans, lentils and peas

aduki bean

noun

a small dark red bean

adzuki bean

noun

an aduki bean

bean

noun

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

bean sprouts

noun

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

black-eyed bean

noun

a small bean with a black spot

broad bean

noun

a large flat bean with a pale green skin

butter bean

noun

a large pale yellow bean that you sometimes buy in a dried form and then cook in water

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 broad bean

French bean

noun

a long thin green bean that is eaten whole

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 small flat green vegetable with very small seeds inside. It is a type of pea and you can eat its skin.

mung bean

noun

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

mushy peas

noun

peas that are boiled until they are very soft, eaten as a vegetable, especially in northern England

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 long green bean that grows on a tall climbing plant and is cooked and eaten

snow pea

noun

a mangetout

soy

noun

a soya bean

soya bean

noun

the seed of a plant, used for making food and oil

soybean

noun

a soya bean

split pea

noun

a dried pea that has been divided in half

sprouts

noun

bean sprouts

string bean

noun

a runner bean

string bean

noun

a green bean

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