tepary bean[tep′ə rē]
tepary bean definition by Webster's New World
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- a twining, drought-resistant bean plant (Phaseolus acutifolius var. latifolius) cultivated in the SW U.S., Mexico, etc.
- the edible seed of this plant
tepary bean definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An annual twining plant (Phaseolus acutifolius var. latifolius) of the southwest United States and adjacent Mexico, bearing edible beans.
- The bean of this plant.
Origin: Origin unknown.