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noun [countable]     bean pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    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.
    1. a.
      a dried bean that you grind (=make into a powder) and use to make drinks such as coffee and cocoa
  2. 2
    American informal your head

    This puzzle isn’t hard – use your bean!

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