baked beans


plural noun

small white dried beans that have been baked, usually with salt pork, brown sugar or molasses, and seasonings.

Origin of baked beans

First recorded in 1825–35
Also called Boston baked beans.
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British Dictionary definitions for baked beans

baked beans

pl n

haricot beans, baked and tinned in tomato sauce
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