bean, haricot Ripe seed of Phaseolus vulgaris. Also known as navy, string, pinto, or snap bean. A 100‐g portion of dried haricot beans is a good source of copper; a source of protein, vitamin B1, and iron; contains 0.5 g of fat, of which 20% is saturated; provides 7 g of dietary fibre; supplies 100 kcal (420 kJ). See also bean, French
haricot bean See PHASEOLUS.
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