part of speech: noun
definition 1: the seed or seed pod of certain plants. Many kinds of beans are eaten as a vegetable.
definition 2: any plant which grows beans.
- The farmer planted a large crop of soy beans.
definition 3: anything that is like a bean.
- She loves jelly beans.
phrase: full of beans
phrase: spill the beans
part of speech: verb
inflections: beans, beaning, beaned
definition: To hit on the head with a ball or other thrown object.
- The pitcher beaned the batter by accident.
derivation: beanlike (adj.)