Definition of Haricot

1. Noun. A French variety of green bean plant bearing light-colored beans.

Generic synonyms: Green Bean



2. Noun. A French bean variety with light-colored seeds; usually dried.
Exact synonyms: Flageolet
Generic synonyms: Common Bean

Definition of Haricot

1. n. A ragout or stew of meat with beans and other vegetables.

Definition of Haricot

1. Noun. A common bean. ¹

2. Noun. A stew of lamb and vegetables. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Haricot

1. the seed of various string beans [n -S]

Medical Definition of Haricot

1. 1. A ragout or stew of meat with beans and other vegetables. 2. The ripe seeds, or the unripe pod, of the common string bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), used as a vegetable. Other species of the same genus furnish different kinds of haricots. Origin: F. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haricot

harelipped
harelips
harem
haremlik
haremlike
harems
hares
harewood
harewoods
harfang
hari-kari
hariana
harianas
haricot (current term)
haricot bean
haricot beans
haricot vert
haricots
haricots verts
haridashi
harier
harigals
harijans
harikari
harikatha
harim
harimanage
harims

Literary usage of Haricot

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1. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1841)
"in the prison at Clairvaux, at the period when the potato begins to germinate, it is stopped as an article of food for the prisoners, and haricot beans are ..."

2. Social Life in the Insect World by Jean-Henri Fabre, Bernard Miall (1916)
"THE haricot-WEEVIL IF there is one vegetable on earth that more than any other is a gift of the gods, it is the haricot bean. It has all the virtues : it ..."

3. Kettner's Book of the Table: A Manual of Cookery, Practical, Theoretical by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1877)
"The word was twisted about on the German frontier till it came back to France unrecognisable—as haricot. Five centuries ago the French adopted this odd new ..."

4. May Byron's Vegetable Book: Containing Over 750 Recipes for the Cooking and by May Clarissa Gillington Byron (1916)
"haricot BEANS BOILED, No. 2 Soak all night; boil in plenty of boiling water and salt for several ... Butter beans may be treated as above. 47. haricot BEANS ..."

5. The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal by Stephen Denison Peet (1904)
"haricot BEANS. In a paper read before the French Association for the Advancement of Science at the Angers Meeting. August. 1903. ..."

6. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science, Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1866)
"eaten there, like the haricot with us. The Duii- ••r.<V«i», is eaten in China, and is stored up as a provision for long voyages. ..."

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