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French bean

noun [C] uk   UK us  
a green bean
Translations of “French bean”
in Korean 강낭콩…
in Arabic فول أخضَر…
in Portuguese feijão-verde…
in Catalan mongeta tendra…
in Japanese サヤインゲン…
in Italian fagiolino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 青菜豆, 四季豆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 青菜豆, 四季豆…
(Definition of French bean from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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