Bean vs Beanlike - What's the difference?

bean | beanlike |


As a proper noun bean

is a botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist william jackson bean (1863-1947).

As an adjective beanlike is

resembling a bean or some aspect of one.

bean

English

(wikipedia bean)

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any plant of several genera of the taxonomic family Fabaceae that produces large edible seeds or edible seed pods.
  • * 2004 , T. N. Shivenanda, B. R. V. Iyengar, Phosphorus Management in French Bean (Phaseolus Vulgaris L.)'', Ramdane Dris, S. Mohan Jain (editors), ''Production Practices and Quality Assessment of Food Crops , Volume 2: Plant Mineral Nutrition and Pesticide Management, page 79,
  • Beans' are a large group of leguminous vegetables that serve as a main source of proteins in human diet. This group comprises several species and some of them are Adzuki '''bean''' (''Vigna angularis''); Broad '''bean''' (''Vicia faba''); Cluster '''bean''' (''Cyamposis tetragonoloba''); French '''bean (''Phaseolus vulgaris );.
  • The large edible seed of such a plant.
  • The edible seed pod of such a plant.
  • The bean-like seed of certain other plants, especially coffee; coffee in the general.
  • An object resembling a pea or bean in shape, often made from plastic or styrofoam and used in large numbers as packing material or as stuffing for beanbags and similar items.
  • (slang) The head or brain.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1960
  • , author= , title=(Jeeves in the Offing) , section=chapter XI and XV , passage=I saw her quiver and kept a wary eye on the ginger ale bottle. But even if she had raised it and brought it down on [my] bean', I couldn't have been more stunned than I was by the words that left her lips.
    [...]
    Well, as I say, it was from his fertile '
    bean
    that the idea sprang.}}
  • (British, slang, archaic) A guinea coin.
  • (British, slang, usually in the negative) Money.
  • I haven't got a bean .
  • (slang) The clitoris.
  • * 2010 , Cynthia W. Gentry & Dana Fredst, What Women Really Want in Bed: The Surprising Secrets Women Wish Men Knew about Sex , Quiver (2010), ISBN 9781592333394, page 64:
  • For one, don't stage a full-frontal assault on her bean .
  • *
  • (software)
  • *{{quote-web, date = 2014-04-24
  • , title = JavaBeans: JavaBeans API , site = Wikipedia , url = http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JavaBeans
  • JavaBeans_API
  • , accessdate = 2014-04-25 }}
  • *:β€žAppletInitializer Methods in this interface are used to initialize Beans that are also applets.β€œ
  • *{{quote-web, year= 2010
  • , title = Class SelectionInList , site = Twister Data Framework , url = http://twisterdataframework.com/api/jgoodies-binding-2.2.1/com/jgoodies/binding/list/SelectionInList.html , accessdate = 2014-04-25 }}
  • *:β€žThe SelectionInList uses three ValueModels to hold the list, the selection and selection index and provides bound bean properties for these models. You can access, observe and replace these ValueModels. This is useful to connect a SelectionInList with other ValueModels; for example you can use the SelectionInList's selection holder as bean channel for a PresentationModel. Since the SelectionInList is a ValueModel, it is often used as bean channel. See the Binding tutorial classes for examples on how to connect a SelectionInList with a PresentationModel.β€œ
  • Derived terms

    * adsuki bean, aduki bean, adzuki bean, azuki bean * algaroba bean, algarroba bean * Anasazi bean * asparagus bean, asparagus-bean * baked beans * baking beans * BaseBean * bay bean * beach bean * bean aphid * bean aphis * bean bag, bean-bag, beanbag * bean ball, beanball * bean beetle * bean-belly * bean blight * bean bruchid * bean-brush * bean-butter * bean cake * bean caper, bean-caper * bean choke * bean chute * bean-cod * bean counter, bean-counter * bean-crake * bean curd * bean curve * bean dip * bean-dolphin * bean-eater * beaner * beanery * bean family * bean feast, bean-feast, beanfeast * bean-fed * bean-flicker * bean fly, bean-fly * bean goose, bean-goose * Beanhead * bean-hool, bean-hull * beanie * beanie baby / Beanie Baby * beanie key * bean iron ore * bean-king * * bean machine * bean masher * bean metal * bean-mouse * bean of St Ignatius * bean of Molucca * bean oil * bean paste * bean plant * bean-pole, beanpole * bean pot * Beanpot * bean salad * Bean Scripting Framework * bean seed fly * bean-shaped plasma * bean-shatter * BeanShell * bean shoot * bean-shooter * bean shot * bean-shot copper * bean-shouter * bean sprout * bean-stalk, beanstalk * bean-stick * bean-straw * bean thread noodles, bean threads * bean tostada * Beantown, Bean Town * bean tree, bean-tree * bean trefoil, bean-trefoil * bean-vine * bean wagon * bean weevil * bean-wood * beany * Bengal bean, Benghal bean * black bean * blackbean * black-eyed bean * black turtle bean * blue beans * bog bean * bogbean * borlotti bean * broad bean, broadbean * buck bean, buck-bean, buckbean * bullets and beans * bush bean, bush-bean * butter bean, butterbean * cacao bean * Calabar bean * calico bean * cannellini bean * carob bean * castor bean, castor-bean * castor-oil bean * ceci bean * chili beans * China bean * Chinese long bean * civet bean * cluster bean * cocoa bean * coffee bean * common bean * cool beans * coral bean * corona bean * cow bean * cowboy beans * cranberry bean * dragon tongue bean * djenkol bean * Dutch case-knife bean * dwarf bean * edible bean * Egyptian bean * English bean * English runner bean * Entity Bean * European bean * faba bean * fava bean * field bean * flageolet bean * flick the bean * Florida bean * Florida velvet bean * French bean, french bean * French filet bean * for beans * fresh bean * full of beans * garbanzo bean * gemsbuck beans * get beans * giant stock bean * give someone beans * goa bean * goa bean vine * great Northern bean * green bean * guar bean * guava bean * haricot bean * haricot vert bean * a hill of beans * hog's bean * horse bean, horsebean * hyacinth bean * ice-cream bean * Ignatius' bean * Indian bean * Italian flat bean * jack bean * JavaBean * java bean, java-bean * jelly bean, jellybean * jequirity bean * jering bean * jolly bean * jumby bean * jumping bean * Kentucky wonder bean * Kersting's bean * kidney bean * know beans about * know how many beans make five * Leichhardt's bean * lima bean * locust bean * long-bean * lupini bean * Lyon bean * Mackenzie bean * Madagascar bean * magotty bay bean * managed bean * Manila bean * marama bean, morama bean * marrow bean * mash bean * mat bean * May-bean * MBean * mescal bean, mescalbean * mesquite bean * Message-driven Bean * Mexican bean * Mexican bean beetle * Mexican jumping bean * Mexican yam bean * mini beans * Molucca bean * moong bean * moth bean * mung bean * mungo bean * navy bean * NetBeans * not care beans * not have a bean * not know beans * old bean * ordeal bean * pea bean * pichurim bean * pink bean * pinto bean * poison bean * pole bean, pole-bean * pork and bean * pork and beans * potato bean, potato-bean * prairie-bean * Price's potato-bean * Pythagorean bean * Queensland bean * red bean * red bean paste * refried beans * rice and beans * rice bean * Romano bean * runner bean * sacred bean * sand bean * scarlet-bean * scarlet runner bean * screw bean, screw-bean, screwbean * sea bean * seabean * sea green bean * Session Bean * shell bean * sieva bean * smoking bean * snail bean * snap bean * snuffbox bean * soja bean, soya bean, soy bean, soybean * soup beans * Spanish bean * speckled butter bean * spill the beans * St Ignatius' bean, St Ignatius's bean * stinking bean trefoil * string bean * stringless bean * sugar bean * sword bean * tepary bean * tick bean, tickbean * tonca bean, tonga bean, tonka bean, tonqua bean, tonquin bean * turtle bean * urd bean * vanilla bean * velvet bean * Walkman Bean * wax bean, waxbean * wax-pod bean * Welsh bean * white bean * wild bean * Windsor bean * winged bean * wolf bean * wonder bean * yam bean * Yankee bean * yard-long bean, yardlong bean * yellow bean

    Verb

  • (chiefly, baseball) To hit deliberately with a projectile, especially in the head.
  • The pitcher beaned the batter, rather than letting him hit another home run.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1960
  • , author= , title=(Jeeves in the Offing) , section=chapter IX and XI , passage=Though I shall have to exercise an iron self-restraint to keep me from beaning' that pie-faced little hornswoggler Mrs Bertram Wooster, nee Wickham, with the shaker.
    [...]
    dudgeon might easily lead her to reach for the ginger ale bottle and '
    bean
    me with it.}}

    Anagrams

    * * 1000 English basic words ----

    beanlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a bean or some aspect of one.
  • Synonyms

    * fabaceous