- a highly seasoned stew of lamb or mutton and vegetables
Origin of haricotaltered (infl. by the stew) < ? Nahuatl ayecotli, beanChiefly Brit.
- kidney bean
- the pod or seed of any of various other edible beans
Origin of haricotFrench from harigoter, to cut to pieces from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Middle Dutch an unverified form harigod, sharp tool from haren, to sharpen + god, a tool
Origin of haricotFrench possibly alteration ( influenced by French haricot stew ) of Nahuatl ayacotli
Origin of haricotFrench from Old French hericot, hericoq possibly from harigoter to cut into pieces probably of Germanic origin
- A common bean.
Probably ultimately from Nahuatl ayecotli, with the spelling influenced by haricot (“stew”).
French, possibly from Old French harigoter (“to tear up”).