Definition of Pinto bean

1. Noun. Mottled or spotted bean of southwestern United States; usually dried.

Generic synonyms: Common Bean



Definition of Pinto bean

1. Noun. (US usually in plural) One of several varieties of common bean, ''Phaseolus vulgaris'', common in the US and Mexico. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinto Bean

pintados
pintail
pintailed
pintails
pintano
pintanos
pintas
pintel
pinter
pintids
pintles
pintman
pinto
pinto bean (current term)
pintoes
pintoid
pintos
pints
pintsize
pintsized
pintuck
pintucks
pintxo
pintxos
pinule
pinules
pinup
pinups

Literary usage of Pinto bean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Constraints on Kenya's Food and Beverage Exports by Michael Schluter (1984)
"The Kenyan brown speckled Rose- coco corresponds closely to the US pinto bean and the red speckled ..."

2. Living Things by Katy Z. Allen (2002)
"Give each team five pinto bean seeds that have been soaked overnight. Tell them to moisten several paper towels, squeeze out the excess water, ..."

3. Food and the War: A Textbook for College Classes by Katharine Blunt, Florence Powdermaker, Elizabeth C. Sprague (1918)
"The use of foods abundant in the locality is taught, for example, in Colorado's pinto bean supplement to the United States Food Leaflet on Dried Beans and ..."

4. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"The exposure of potato, corn, pea, tobacco, and pinto bean to SO2 (0.15 ppm) and NO2 (0.10 ppm) continuously for 15 days resulted in little effect on growth ..."

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