bush bean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bush bean a bean plant whose bushy growth needs no supports
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bush bean (Bot) a variety of bean which is low and requires no support (Phaseolus vulgaris, variety nanus). See Bean, 1.
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Usage

In literature:

The mapira was mixed with tall bushes of the Congo-bean, castor-oil plants, and cotton.
"A Popular Account of Dr. Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries And of the Discovery of the Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa (1858-1864)" by David Livingstone
These grow on bushes; but here are also a fruit like beans growing on a creeping sort of shrub-like vine.
"Early Australian Voyages" by John Pinkerton
We had playhouses under some big castor-bean bushes.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
The larger part of these are pole Beans, but lately dwarf or bush varieties have appeared.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
The pole beans, in general terms, yield larger crops and bear through a longer season than the bush beans.
"Farm Gardening with Hints on Cheap Manuring" by Anonymous
But lack of rain had kept any beans from forming, and she remembered that the mesquite bushes near the camp had yielded no crop.
"Star" by Forrestine C. Hooker
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In poetry:

“Ah, well, but I am here; but I have seen
The gay gorse bushes in their flowering time;
I know the scent of bean-fields; I have heard
The satisfying murmur of the main.”
"Gladys And Her Island" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

2 Cans Bush's Chili Beans.
I like picking pole bean s because I don't like the bending over that bush beans require.
I was in the garden this morning and completed my third picking of the best bush beans I have ever grown.
Vegetable oil 1 #10 can Bush's Best Vegetarian Baked Beans (7 lbs.
Bush's Reduced Sodium Black Beans.
First-family favorites like Laura Bush's green beans or Mamie Eisenhower's pumpkin pie add personality to the holiday spreads in America's most famous home.
Snap beans, also known as string beans, are one of the first vegetables harvested from spring gardens and are available as bush or pole varieties.
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