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English definition of “kidney bean”

kidney bean

noun [C usually plural]    
a small, dark red bean that has a curved shape like a kidney and can be eatenBeans and pulses
(Definition of kidney bean noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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