jelly bean Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “jelly bean” in the English Dictionary

"jelly bean" in British English

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jelly beannoun [C]

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a ​smallsweet in the ​shape of a ​bean that is ​soft in the ​middle and ​covered with hard ​sugar
(Definition of jelly bean from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jelly bean”
in Chinese (Simplified) 软心豆粒糖…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豆型軟心糖…
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