[kan-l-ee-nee; Italian kah-nel-lee-nee]
- a medium-sized, white, oval bean with a thin skin and mild flavor.
Also called can·nel·li·ni, white kidney bean.
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- a cream-coloured, kidney-shaped bean with a mild flavour
Word Origin for cannellini bean
Italian: small tubes
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