- 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”).