Definition of Lima bean plant

1. Noun. Bush or tall-growing bean plant having large flat edible seeds.

Exact synonyms: Lima Bean, Phaseolus Limensis
Terms within: Lima Bean
Group relationships: Genus Phaseolus, Phaseolus
Generic synonyms: Shell Bean, Shell Bean Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lima Bean Plant

lilylike
lilypad
lilypads
lilyturf
lilyturfs
lilywort
lilyworts
lim inf
lim infs
lim naea
lim pei
lim sup
lim sups
lima
lima bean
lima bean plant (current term)
lima beans
limacel
limacels
limaceous
limaces
limacide
limacides
limacina
limacine
limacoid
limacon
limacons
limail
limails

Literary usage of Lima bean plant

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"The lima bean plant does not grow well on an acid soil; neither does it thrive on an alkali soil. California soils, being mostly arid or semi-arid, ..."

2. Horticulture for Schools by Arnold Valentine Stubenrauch, Milo Nelson Wood, Charles Junius Booth (1922)
"The lima-bean plant produces large flat beans. It requires a warm temperature for growth and a better soil than most of the others. 179. ..."

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