jellybean

[ jel-ee-been ]
/ ˈdʒɛl iˌbin /

noun

a small, bean-shaped, usually brightly colored candy with a hard sugar coating and a firm gelatinous filling.

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Origin of jellybean

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; jelly + bean
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British Dictionary definitions for jellybean

jellybean
/ (ˈdʒɛlɪˌbiːn) /

noun

a bean-shaped sweet with a brightly coloured coating around a gelatinous filling
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