2. Chiefly British
the pod or seed of any of various other edible beans
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Word origin of 'haricot'Fr < harigoter, to cut to pieces < ? MDu *harigod, sharp tool < haren, to sharpen + god, a tool; (sense 2) altered (infl. by the stew) < ? Nahuatl ayecotli, bean