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Noun: haricot  'her-u,kow [N. Amer], 'ha-ru,kow [Brit]
  1. A French variety of green bean plant bearing light-coloured beans
  2. A French bean variety with light-coloured seeds; usually dried
    - flageolet
  3. [Brit] White-seeded bean; usually dried
    - navy bean [N. Amer], pea bean, white bean, haricot bean [Brit]

Derived forms: haricots

Type of: common bean, green bean

Encyclopedia: Haricot