Definition of Scarlet runner
1. Noun. Tropical American bean with red flowers and mottled black beans similar to Phaseolus vulgaris but perennial; a preferred food bean in Great Britain.
Generic synonyms: Pole Bean
2. Noun. Hairy trailing or prostrate western Australian vine with bright scarlet-pink flowers.
3. Noun. Long bean pods usually sliced into half-inch lengths; a favorite in Britain.
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Literary usage of Scarlet runner
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1. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1868)
"On the manner of Fertilization of the scarlet runner and Blue Lobelia. By TH FARRER, Esq. To the Editors of the Annals and Magazine of Natural History. ..."
2. The Field and Garden Vegetables of America: Containing Full Descriptions of by Fearing Burr (1874)
"The French, now enthusiastically fond of this legume, at one time held it in utter detestation." A sub-variety of the Scarlet-runner ..."
3. Experiments with plants by Winthrop John Van Leuven Osterhout (1905)
"... across the mouth of the tube, and let an assistant wind it tightly clear to the tube's mouth with ordinary cotton twine; tie it so. scarlet Runner ..."
4. Good Words by Norman Macleod (1889)
"Scarlet-Runner I ..i.. All the above are easily grown in almost any deeply dug soil, and do not require any To those born with a love of the soil and its ..."
5. Omphalos: An Attempt to Untie the Geological Knot by Philip Henry Gosse (1857)
"Here is in my garden a scarlet runner. It is a slender twining stem some three feet long, beset with leaves, with a growing bud at one end, ..."
6. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"Although the scarlet runner is not so early as the kidney bean, ... The scarlet runner, although in general cultivated as, and considered to be, ..."
7. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1835)
"The scarlet runner ranks first for its prolific property and long continuance in fruit; ... The Lausanne is equal in value to the scarlet runner, ..."