civet bean

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n civet bean small flat green bean similar to lima beans
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Usage


In news:

Enzymes present in the civet 's digestive tract are absorbed by the beans, which in turn transform the proteins responsible for the coffee's taste.
Still in Indonesia's capital Jakarta, the owner of three fashionable cafes, Agus Susanto, sells what he claims is a mix of regular beans and those that have passed through civets .
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