navy bean

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navy bean (plural navy beans)

  1. A white bean of a variety of common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris
    • 1851 May 10, “The Markets”, in North Carolina Standard[1], volume 1, no. 53, Raleigh, N.C., archived from the original on 2016-09-25, page 3:
      Beans—Very scarce Navy Beans 112 a 115c.