red bean

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red bean (plural red beans)

  1. The azuki bean (Vigna angularis), most common in East Asia.
  2. The rice bean (Vigna umbellata).
  3. Any of various red varieties of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), including the kidney bean, Honduran red bean, and Salvadoran red bean.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually referred to in the plural.