One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The immature pod of any of various bean plants, eaten as a vegetable.See also string bean
- ‘He grew sweet peppers and chili peppers, lima and green beans, zucchini and red, yellow and cherry tomatoes.’
- ‘The sauce can also be served on top of baked potatoes, hot pasta or vegetables such as courgettes or green beans.’
- ‘In today's recipe for spiced duck, I suggest that you use small runner beans if you have them, and normal green beans or peas if you don't.’
- ‘Both dishes came with a mountain of fresh vegetables - spinach, carrots and green beans.’
- ‘On my way home, I did pick up a roast chicken and some potato salad to go with the leftover green beans for dinner.’
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