bean noun

1 vegetable

ADJ. black-eyed, broad, butter, chilli, French, green, haricot, kidney, runner, soya, string | canned, dried, refried | baked baked beans on toast

VERB + BEAN eat, have | plant | grow She grows her own broad beans. | cook | drain, strain | soak If using dried beans, soak them overnight first.

BEAN + NOUN curd | sprout > Special page at FOOD

2 seed of other plants

ADJ. cocoa, coffee

VERB + BEAN roast | grind