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Synonyms of lima bean

Noun


1. sieva bean, butter bean, butter-bean plant, lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, shell bean, shell bean plant

usage: bush bean plant cultivated especially in southern United States having small flat edible seeds

2. lima bean, lima bean plant, Phaseolus limensis, shell bean, shell bean plant

usage: bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds

3. lima bean, shell bean

usage: broad flat beans simmered gently; never eaten raw

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