A name directed at the seed of certain leguminous natural herbs chiefly of this genera Faba Phaseolus and Dolichos also to the herbs
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- any one of different leguminous plants cultivated for their delicious seeds and pods
- some of various seeds or fresh fruits which can be beans or resemble beans
- some of numerous delicious seeds of flowers associated with family Leguminosae employed for food
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- A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, mainly regarding the genera Faba, Phaseolus, and Dolichos; also, into the natural herbs.
- The popular title of other vegetable seeds or fruits, more or less resembling true beans.
Name Origin: Scottish
Name Gender: Male
Old English bean "bean, pea, legume," from Proto-Germanic *bauno (cognates: Old Norse baun, Middle Dutch bone, Dutch benefit, Old tall German bona, German Bohne), and about Latin faba "bean;" Greek phakos "lentil;" Albanian bath
(n.) A name given to the seed of particular leguminous natural herbs, mainly of the genera Faba, Phaseolus, and Dolichos; also, toward natural herbs.
- (letter.) The most popular name of other vegetable seeds or fresh fruits, almost resembling real beans.
If these results are confirmed and the treatment can be worked commercially, the importance to agriculture of the discovery cannot be overestimated; each plant will provide, like the bean and vetch, its own nitrogenous manure, and larger crops will be produced at a decreased cost.