Definition of garden bean in English:

garden bean

noun

  • Any of various types of cultivated bean grown as a garden crop; specifically (a) (more fully "†great garden bean") the broad bean, Vicia faba (now rare); (b) the French bean, Phaseolus vulgaris.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tusser (c1524–1580), writer on agriculture and poet. From garden + bean.

Pronunciation

garden bean

/ˌɡɑːdn ˈbiːn/