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Noun: bean  been
  1. Any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
    - edible bean
     
  2. Any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
     
  3. Any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
    - bean plant
     
  4. [informal] The upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    - head, caput [technical], bonce [Brit, informal], noodle [informal], noggin [informal], dome [informal], nob [informal], napper [Brit, informal], nut [informal], skull [informal]
Verb: bean  been
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball

Sounds like: been

Derived forms: beaning, beans, beaned

Type of: external body part, hit, human head, legume, leguminous plant, seed

Part of: animal, animate being, beast, body, brute, creature, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, family Leguminosae, fauna, legume family, Leguminosae, organic structure, pea family

Encyclopedia: Bean, Josh