lima bean definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of types of a tropical American plant (Phaseolus limensis) having flat pods containing big, light green, edible seeds.
    • The seed with this plant.
    • The butter bean, Phaseolus lunatus.
    • The seed of the plant, a great deal employed for food.
    • wide level beans simmered gently; never consumed natural
    • bush or tall-growing bean plant having big flat delicious seeds
    • bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having tiny level edible seeds

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