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Definition of "haricot" []

  • The edible pod or seed of any of several beans, especially the kidney bean. (noun)
  • A highly seasoned mutton or lamb stew with vegetables. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "haricot" in a sentence
  • ""It is my discovery of the etymology of the word haricot!""
  • "The word haricot was unknown in France until the seventeenth century: people used the word"
  • "The green bean was generally referred to as the haricot; the mature bean, dried and divested of its pod, was called the fêverole.59 The latter seems to have been less used in polite society, perhaps because of its windy nature, but its resemblance to the fava bean was close enough to guide cooks in preparing it."