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Noun: butterbean  'bú-tu(r),been
  1. Small flat green bean similar to lima beans
    - sieva bean, butter bean, civet bean
Noun: butter bean  bú-tu(r) been
  1. Bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds
    - sieva bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus

Derived forms: butter beans, butterbeans

Type of: shell bean, shell bean plant

Part of: genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus

Encyclopedia: Butterbean

Butter bean