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bean

noun [C]
 
 
/biːn/
SEED A2 a seed of some climbing plants, that is used as food: soya beansFruits and seeds and their partsBeans and pulses
VEGETABLE A2 a part of some climbing plants that contains the seeds and is eaten as a vegetable: green beansFruits and seeds and their parts
COFFEE/CHOCOLATE a plant seed used to make coffee and chocolate: coffee beans →  See also baked beans , runner bean Fruits and seeds and their partsBeans and pulses
Translations of “bean”
in Korean 콩, (커피나 초콜릿) 콩 열매…
in Arabic فول, بُنّ…
in French haricot, grain…
in Turkish fasulye, kahve, bezelye…
in Italian fagiolo, chicco, grano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豆, 豆莢, 菜豆…
in Russian боб, фасоль, бобы…
in Polish fasolka, fasola, ziarnko (kawy)…
in Spanish judía, habichuela, grano…
in Portuguese feijão, grão…
in German die Bohne…
in Catalan mongeta, gra…
in Japanese 豆, カカオ豆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 豆, 豆荚, 菜豆…
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