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A leguminous plant of which there are many varieties. The seeds, and sometimes the pods, are used as a vegetable. See Beans, black'; 'Beans, broad'; 'Bean, French'; Bean, Runner'; 'Haricot beans'; 'Kidney beans'; 'Lima beans'; 'Yellow beans';
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