cannellini beancan·nel·li·ni bean
nounpl. cannellini beans, cannellini
a large white type of kidney bean, much used in Italian cooking
A large white variety of kidney bean.
Origin of cannellini beanItalian cannellini pl. of cannellino diminutive of cannello little tube diminutive of canna reed, stalk from Latin; see cane .
(plural cannellini beans)
- a white kidney bean