black bean

black′ bean′
coo pln any of various black-colored beans or legumes
Etymology: 1790–95

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Black bean — can mean:* The black turtle bean, a small, black variety of the common bean especially popular in Latin American cuisine * Douchi, a kind of fermented soybean especially popular in the cuisine of China * The urad bean or black gram * Any black… …   Wikipedia

  • black bean — noun black seeded bean of South America; usually dried • Syn: ↑turtle bean • Hypernyms: ↑common bean * * * I. noun 1. : the seed or wood of Moreton Bay chestnut 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • black bean — noun a) A bean plant with black seeds. b) A dried seed of a black bean plant. Syn: black turtle bean …   Wiktionary

  • black-bean — juosvoji kenedija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Kennedia nigricans), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Kennedia nigricans angl. black coral pea; black bean šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black-bean — pietinė kaštonpupė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, medieninis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Castanospermum australe), paplitęs Australijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Castanospermum australe angl. Australian …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black bean — /ˈblæk bin/ (say blak been) noun 1. a rainforest tree, Castanospermum australe, of northern NSW and Qld, having dark green leaves and pea like flowers of yellow to red; Moreton Bay chestnut. 2. a black soybean fermented and salted, used in Asian… …   Australian English dictionary

  • black bean — noun Date: 1668 1. a black kidney bean commonly used in Latin American cuisine 2. a black soybean commonly used usually fermented in East Asian cuisine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • black bean — noun 1》 a cultivated variety of soy bean, used fermented in oriental cooking. 2》 a Mexican variety of the French bean. 3》 a leguminous Australian liana with blackish flowers. [Kennedia nigricans.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • black bean — any of various black colored beans or legumes. [1790 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • black-bean — …   Useful english dictionary

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