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jelly bean

noun [C] uk   us  
a small sweet in the shape of a bean that is soft in the middle and covered with hard sugar
Translations of “jelly bean”
in Chinese (Traditional) 豆型軟心糖…
in Chinese (Simplified) 软心豆粒糖…
(Definition of jelly bean from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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