black bean

Origin of black bean

1790–95
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Historical Examples of black bean

  • “Oh—ah, very likely,” replied the Baron, as he received a wooden basin of black-bean broth.


British Dictionary definitions for black bean

black bean

noun
  1. an Australian leguminous tree, Castanospermum australe, having thin smooth bark and yellow or reddish flowers: used in furniture manufactureAlso called: Moreton Bay chestnut
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