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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.
a dried bean that you grind (=make into a powder) and use to make drinks such as coffee and cocoa
a soft white food made from soya beans
the seed of the cacao tree that is crushed to make cocoa
a type of fat made from cocoa beans and used in making chocolate, cosmetics, and soap
a brown seed that is roasted and crushed to make coffee
a young soya bean, grown mainly in China and Japan and usually cooked with its pod still on
a seed such as a pea or bean that grows in a pod
British a small flat green vegetable with very small seeds inside. It is a type of pea and you can eat its skin.
a small round green bean, usually used for producing a bean sprout
British peas that are boiled until they are very soft, eaten as a vegetable, especially in northern England
a very small round green vegetable that grows in a long narrow pod
seeds that you can cook and eat, for example beans, lentils, and peas