black bean definition

  • noun:
    • some of different black-colored beans, especially:
    • a tiny black colored bean having cream-colored skin and a sweet taste, found in south and Latin-American cuisine. Also referred to as turtle bean.
    • A fermented black colored soybean having a pungent salty flavor, maintained in sodium and utilized in Asian cuisine.
    • A bean plant with black seeds.
    • A dried seed of a black bean plant.
    • A dried black seed of specific kinds of the most popular bean, Phaseolus vulgaris.
    • A fermented soybean, utilized in Asian cooking.
    • An Australian tree (Castanospermum australe), also called Moreton Bay chestnut.
    • black-seeded bean of south usa; often dried out

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