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green bean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n green bean immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
    • n green bean a common bean plant cultivated for its slender green edible pods
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Usage

In literature:

Every variety of green beans we have ever grown has done well.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
Add six ears of green corn, splitting through the kernels, one pint butter beans and six large tomatoes chopped fine.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
We ate lots of home-made lye hominy, beans, peas, and all kinds of greens, cooked with fat meat.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Steak, potatoes, green beans, apple pie and coffee.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
The men-at-arms were reduced to feeding on pounded ears of corn still green and on the new beans they found in abundance.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
Boil beans until tender, and then put into strong vinegar; add green peppers to taste.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
The green peas and beans were next the red tomatoes, and beyond them were a few jars of pale yellow corn.
"Peggy in Her Blue Frock" by Eliza Orne White
How do string beans differ from green beans?
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
The green beans are farinaceous, and excellent for table use; but are seldom cooked in their ripened state.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Wolfe said he would try and led us into the restaurant, where a waiter inquired if we would have white or green beans.
"'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany" by Gerald Featherstone Knight
String beans, lima beans or cow beans with green salad.
"Food for the Traveler" by Dora Cathrine Cristine Liebel Roper
No beans but what are of a fine green should be used for this dish.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
GREEN BEANS, BAIAEAN BEANS.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
Cook until tender two cups green, stringless beans and three or four small new onions, in boiling salted water.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
Green beans in the pod are called snaps; when shelled they are shuck-beans.
"Our Southern Highlanders" by Horace Kephart
Spoonful of green beans (nothing else).
"The Holy Earth" by L. H. Bailey
The second hill was green with a crop of the ever-present beans.
"The Camp Fire Girls Behind the Lines" by Margaret O'Bannon Womack Vandercook
Potatoes, greens, carrots, beans!
"Mr. Punch's After-Dinner Stories"
At breakfast we had eels, buttermilk cake, cold bread, green beans, doughnuts, and tea.
"Cape Cod" by Henry D. Thoreau
The green pods are excellent as string beans, and the dried beans are of superior quality.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
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In poetry:

Two rows of cabbages,
Two of curly-greens
Two rows of early peas,
Two of kidney beans.
"In the Ambulance" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
Two rows of cabbages,
Two of curly-greens
Two rows of early peas,
Two of kidney beans.
"In the Ambulance" by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
The tined yellow sweet racemes
Of sprawling green mesquite
Turned into sheaves of dusky beans
Served condiment to meat.
"Casa Grande: Arizona" by Norman MacLeod
Come, then, Melpomene, why not admit me?
I want a wreath that is Delphic and green,
Seven, I think, is the size that will fit me--
Slip me some laurel to wear on my bean.
"The Monument Of Q.H.F." by Franklin Pierce Adams
There seated, mark, wi' ardour keen,
The skelloch bright 'mang corn sae green,
The purpled pea, and speckled bean;
A fragrant store!
And vessels sailing, morn, and een,
To 'Stirling shore.'
"The Links O' Forth : Or, A Parting Peep At The Carse O' Sterling" by Hector MacNeill
There were also Potatoes Leeks and Onions there to be seen
Likewise Turnips and Cabbage green
Also two heads of parsley and two curled greens
Besides twenty five pods of full grown broad beans
"The Dundee Flower Show:Dedicated to the Right Honourable Earl of Dalhousie" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The menu includes Swiss steak, real mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw and applesauce, rolls, beverage and dessert.
The dinner includes Swiss steak, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, cole slaw, applesauce, and rolls.
Roasted Green Beans with Creamy Tarragon Dressing.
Ventura market's corn, zucchini, green beans a real treat.
Clockwise from bottom are roasted salmon with green beans, rice pilaf, lumpfish caviar and chili mango sauce.
Salt 1 c. Frozen cut green beans 1/2 c.
Branzino with Green Beans from Vesper American Brasserie.
(Green Bean Casserole or Sweet Potato Casserole.
Cauliflower, green beans or carrots could easily replace the peas.
Chicken and biscuits with green beans and dessert for 7.00.
Because you're at a serious beer bar, you can trade a can of green beans for a can of DC Brau, Oskar Blues or Maui, among other brews.
Steam or cook the green beans until tender- about 10-12 minutes some times longer for more mature beans .
Blanched vegetables such as green beans or zucchini are great in salads.
Where have you bean, slow- braised green beans.
Steak Diane with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Sautéed Green Beans.
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In science:

Multiple forms of carboxylesterases in the green bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.).
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
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