Definition of green bean noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


green bean

BrE BrE//ˌɡriːn ˈbiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡriːn ˈbiːn//
(British English also French bean) (North American English also string bean) Vegetables
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a type of bean which is a long thin green pod, cooked and eaten whole as a vegetable See related entries: Vegetables
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: green bean