• WordNet 3.6
    • n Phaseolus herbs of warm regions including most American beans
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phaseolus (Bot) A genus of leguminous plants, including the Lima bean, the kidney bean, the scarlet runner, etc. See Bean.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

Phaseolus, revolve in the opposite direction.
"Darwin and Modern Science" by A.C. Seward and Others
Phaseolus vulgaris, sleep-movements of.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
In an adjoining row of Fulmer's dwarf bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) one single plant escaped.
"Darwinism (1889)" by Alfred Russel Wallace
Phaseolus lunatus, 495, 499.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
A pinnate leaf often has only seven or five leaflets, or only three, as in Beans of the genus Phaseolus, etc.
"The Elements of Botany" by Asa Gray

In science:

Multiple forms of carboxylesterases in the green bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) and pea (Pisum sativum L.).
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation