Adjective "Bean" Definition and Examples




    1. the edible nutritious seed of various plants of the legume family, especially of the genus Phaseolus.

    2. a plant producing such seeds.

    3. the pod of such a plant, especially when immature and eaten as a vegetable.

    4. any of various other beanlike seeds or plants, as the coffee bean.

    5. Slang. a person's head. a coin or a bank note considered as a coin: I can't pay for the ticket, I don't have a bean in my jeans.

    6. British Informal. a minimum amount of money: They've been disin


    "producers can be bean."