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English translation: wax bean

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11:42 Mar 5, 2000
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: haricot beurre
haricot beurre is a type of bean, like a green bean but bright yellow. Anybody knows its name in English?
linguafranca
English translation:wax bean
Explanation:
English:Vegetable Crop Production Food Industries wax bean s CORRECT butter bean s CORRECT 1994-08-25 *wax bean* is more common in the US, where *butter bean* could be taken to mean a number of different bean-type legumes.
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Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 20:22
Grading comment
Merci.
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nawax beanAndréa Basili
nawax bean
Yolanda Broad


  

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10 mins
wax bean


Explanation:
English:Vegetable Crop Production Food Industries wax bean s CORRECT butter bean s CORRECT 1994-08-25 *wax bean* is more common in the US, where *butter bean* could be taken to mean a number of different bean-type legumes.


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
Yolanda Broad
United States
Local time: 20:22
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1551
Grading comment
Merci.
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2 days 15 hrs
wax bean


Explanation:
I have to agree with ybroad and "Termium". As a wax bean eater, I can definitely confirm that they match your description. The beans that we call "butter beans", on the other hand, (also called Lima beans) are green.

Andréa Basili
Italy
Local time: 02:22
PRO pts in pair: 12
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