Definitions for black bean

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

black′ bean′(n.)

  1. any of various black-colored beans or legumes.

    Category: Cooking, Plants

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black bean, turtle bean(noun)

    black-seeded bean of South America; usually dried


  1. black bean(Noun)

    A bean plant with black seeds.

  2. black bean(Noun)

    A dried seed of a black bean plant.

  3. black bean(Noun)

    A dried black seed of certain varieties of the common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris.

  4. black bean(Noun)

    A fermented soybean, used in Asian cooking.

  5. black bean(Noun)

    An Australian tree (Castanospermum australe), also called Moreton Bay chestnut.


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