• WordNet 3.6
    • n haricot a French bean variety with light-colored seeds; usually dried
    • n haricot a French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beans
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Haricot A ragout or stew of meat with beans and other vegetables.
    • Haricot The ripe seeds, or the unripe pod, of the common string bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), used as a vegetable. Other species of the same genus furnish different kinds of haricots.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n haricot A kind of ragout of meat and vegetables.
    • n haricot The kidney-bean or French bean.
    • n haricot In ceramics, a red used for the whole surface of a piece, or forming a background to other decoration. It is produced from an oxid of copper.
    • haricot To prepare as, or convert into, a haricot: as, to haricot a neck of mutton.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Haricot har′i-ko a kind of ragout or stew of mutton and beans or other vegetables: the kidney-bean or French bean.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. haricot.


In literature:

The haricot mutton has caught!
"Father Goriot" by Honore de Balzac
The nicest haricot bean salad is made from the fresh green beans met with abroad.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
He experimented with the seeds of haricot beans, sunflowers, winter and spring rye.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 841, February 13, 1892" by Various
Haricot, fantastic haricot, you set us a curious philological problem.
"Social Life in the Insect World" by J. H. Fabre
According to Sir Henry Thomson haricot beans are more easily digested than meat by most stomachs.
"Food Remedies" by Florence Daniel
Weigh out 250 grammes haricot beans and add to the water in the flask.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
Sausages and tongue, with potatoes, haricot beans, and pease.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
Rice, haricot beans and prunes are very plentiful, and they form some of the chief articles of diet.
"My Diary in Serbia: April 1, 1915-Nov. 1, 1915" by Monica M. Stanley
There were neither hammocks nor blankets, and for all food some biscuits, bread, and haricots, but no wine or tobacco.
"History of the Commune of 1871" by P. Lissagary
At nine o'clock that night I was able to get a dish of haricot beans, my first meal of the day.
"Caught by the Turks" by Francis Yeats-Brown
All that troubles me is the haricot veins in my legs.
"The Outcaste" by F. E. Penny
General Haricot was not wanting in a certain amount of gallantry, which would have been worthy of a better cause.
"Rule of the Monk" by Giuseppe Garibaldi
A good deal can be done with haricot beans, tapioca, and sago.
"Wings and the Child" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
I suspect that, taking England through, there are very few gardens where the White Haricot is found.
"A Year in a Lancashire Garden" by Henry Arthur Bright
There were on the table haricots in their pods mixed with great white beans.
"The Legend of Ulenspiegel, Vol. II (of 2)" by Charles de Coster
There is a jolly field of gathered haricots hanging to dry on ten-foot poles.
"The Challenge of the Dead" by Stephen Graham
They are cooked like haricot beans, and taste like a blend of haricot bean and lentil.
"Poor Folk in Spain" by Jan Gordon
Either Spanish onion sauce, or savoy, haricot, or ashee sauce may be used.
"The Art of Cookery" by John Mollard
Mash a quarter of a pound each of cooked carrot, turnip, vegetable marrow, haricot beans, and potatoes.
"Paper-bag Cookery" by Vera Serkoff
Bread, cheese, kaimak, onions and poached eggs were spread before me, and a dish of haricot beans and a lettuce before him.
"Through the Land of the Serb" by Mary Edith Durham

In news:

The summer version, composed of grilled chicken-breast slices, cucumber, yellow and red cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, haricot verts, feta crumbles and vinaigrette, is wholesome, fresh, basic and kind of sassy.
1 pound Chino's Farm haricots vert.
1 lb (450g) green bean s, preferably haricots verts, trimmed.
Azure lobster salad with mustard potatoes, haricot verts, tomatoes and asparagus.
1 lb French string beans (haricots verts), ends removed OR regular string beans .
2 1/2 pounds string beans (French-style slim haricots verts work especially well), trimmed.
A side order of haricots verts with mixed mushrooms was bland and made with too many crushed walnuts.
Seared loin of lamb with caramelized sweet potatoes root vegetables, haricot vert and Zinfandel-vintage Port reduction.
Asparagus and Haricots Verts With Goat Cheese and Pine Nuts.
Asparagus and haricots verts with goat cheese and pine nuts.
Spoon on the apricot glaze and garnish with haricot verts.
Asparagus and Haricots Verts With Goat Cheese and Pine Nuts.
A gourmet Thanksgiving dinner with porcini soy turkey, asparagus and haricots verts with goat cheese and pine nuts and lemon-herb carrot tarts.
The haricot verts, a thin French-style green bean, is deemed by Harry's website as the Rolls Royce of beans.