vanilla bean

vanilla bean
noun
long bean-like fruit; seeds are used as flavoring
Hypernyms: ↑flavorer, ↑flavourer, ↑flavoring, ↑flavouring, ↑seasoner, ↑seasoning
Substance Holonyms: ↑vanilla, ↑vanilla extract
Part Holonyms: ↑vanilla orchid, ↑Vanilla planifolia
Substance Meronyms: ↑vanillin

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noun
: vanilla 2a

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vanilla bean,
the long, slender pod of the vanilla plant, used in making vanilla flavoring.

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  • Vanilla bean — Bean Bean (b[=e]n), n. [OE. bene, AS. be[ a]n; akin to D. boon, G. bohne, OHG. p[=o]na, Icel. baun, Dan. b[ o]nne, Sw. b[ o]na, and perh. to Russ. bob, L. faba.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vanilla bean — Vanilla Va*nil la, n. [NL., fr. Sp. vainilla, dim. of Sp. vaina a sheath, a pod, L. vagina; because its grains, or seeds, are contained in little pods.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A genus of climbing orchidaceous plants, natives of tropical America …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vanilla bean — n the long capsular fruit of a vanilla (esp. Vanilla planifolia) that is an important article of commerce * * * vanilla (def. 2) …   Medical dictionary

  • vanilla bean — noun Date: 1874 the long capsular fruit of a vanilla (especially Vanilla planifolia) that is an important article of commerce …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vanilla bean — noun the seedpod of any plant in the Vanilla genus, (family: orchid) especially Vanilla planifolia …   Wiktionary

  • vanilla bean — стручок ванили bean snipper машина для очистки стручков фасоли …   English-Russian travelling dictionary

  • Vanilla — is a flavoring derived from orchids of the genus Vanilla native to Mexico. Etymologically, vanilla derives from the Spanish word es. vainilla , little pod . cite journal |url=http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora id=1 taxon id=134375… …   Wikipedia

  • Bean — (b[=e]n), n. [OE. bene, AS. be[ a]n; akin to D. boon, G. bohne, OHG. p[=o]na, Icel. baun, Dan. b[ o]nne, Sw. b[ o]na, and perh. to Russ. bob, L. faba.] 1. (Bot.) A name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera {Faba},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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