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Definition of Bean


  1. A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, Phaseolus, and Dolichos; also, to the herbs.
  2. The popular name of other vegetable seeds or fruits, more or less resembling true beans.

Bean Quotations

Okra is the closest thing to nylon I've ever eaten. It's like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string.
Robin Williams

Mr. Bean is at his best when he is not using words, but I am equally at home in both verbal and nonverbal expression.
Rowan Atkinson

I cook mostly vegetarian vegetable and bean stews. Quinoa salads. I make my mother-in-law's recipe for chicken and barley stew all the time.
Gail Simmons

I have always regarded Mr. Bean as a timeless, ageless character, and I would rather he be remembered as a character mostly in his 30s and 40s.
Rowan Atkinson

Politics is not bean bags. It's serious, tough stuff.
Colin Powell
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Bean Translations

bean in Dutch is tuinboon, boon, veldboon
bean in German is Bohne
bean in Italian is fava
bean in Spanish is frejol, haba
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