1. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae
Synonyms: edible_bean
Related terms: legume soy common_bean goa_bean
2. [ noun ] (botany) any of various seeds or fruits suggestive of beans
Related terms: seed algarroba divi-divi calabar_bean tonka_bean
3. [ noun ] (botany) any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
Synonyms: bean_plant
Related terms: legume soy broad_bean common_bean scarlet_runner shell_bean carob Leguminosae
4. [ verb ] hit on the head, esp. with a pitched baseball
Related terms: hit attic
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 713
6. [ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) informal terms for a human head
Synonyms: noodle noggin bonce dome attic
Related terms: human_head
Similar spelling:   Beane