scarlet runner


scarlet runner
noun
1. tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain
Hypernyms: ↑pole bean
2. long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain
Hypernyms: ↑green bean
3. hairy trailing or prostrate western Australian vine with bright scarlet-pink flowers
Hypernyms: ↑coral pea

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Scarlet runner — Scarlet Scar let, a. Of the color called scarlet; as, a scarlet cloth or thread. [1913 Webster] {Scarlet admiral} (Zo[ o]l.), the red admiral. See under {Red}. Scarlet bean (Bot.), a kind of bean ({Phaseolus multiflorus}) having scarlet flowers;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scarlet runner — noun see scarlet runner bean …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scarlet runner — a twining, South American bean plant, Phaseolus coccineus, having clusters of scarlet flowers. [1780 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • scarlet runner — n. climbing bean plant having scarlet flowers and long flat green pods that have edible red seeds …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scarlet runner — scar′let run′ner n. pln a twining South American bean plant, Phaseolus coccineus, having clusters of scarlet flowers • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • scarlet runner — noun another term for runner bean …   English new terms dictionary

  • scarlet runner — /skalət ˈrʌnə/ (say skahluht runuh) noun a climbing bean, Phaseolus coccinea, native to South America, and widely cultivated for its edible pods …   Australian English dictionary

  • scarlet runner (bean) — or scarlet runner n. a climbing bean plant (Phaseolus coccineus) of tropical America, having pods with large, edible, red and black seeds and usually having scarlet flowers: often grown in cold climates as an ornamental * * * …   Universalium

  • scarlet runner (bean) — or scarlet runner n. a climbing bean plant (Phaseolus coccineus) of tropical America, having pods with large, edible, red and black seeds and usually having scarlet flowers: often grown in cold climates as an ornamental …   English World dictionary

  • scarlet runner (bean) — or scarlet runner n. a climbing bean plant (Phaseolus coccineus) of tropical America, having pods with large, edible, red and black seeds and usually having scarlet flowers: often grown in cold climates as an ornamental …   English World dictionary


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