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 for Sacred bean
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sacred \Sa"cred\, a. [Originally p. p. of OE. sacren to
     consecrate, F. sacrer, fr. L. sacrare, fr. sacer sacred,
     holy, cursed. Cf. Consecrate, Execrate, Saint,
     Sexton.]
     1. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a
        good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use;
        consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a
        sacred day; sacred service.
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     2. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not
        secular; religious; as, sacred history.
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              Smit with the love of sacred song.    --Milton.
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     3. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the
        highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or
        veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.
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              Such neighbor nearness to our sacred [royal] blood
              Should nothing privilege him.         --Shak.
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              Poet and saint to thee alone were given,
              The two most sacred names of earth and heaven.
                                                    --Cowley.
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     4. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
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              Secrets of marriage still are sacred held. --Dryden.
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     5. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; -- with to.
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              A temple, sacred to the queen of love. --Dryden.
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     6. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance,
        curse, or the like; accursed; baleful. [Archaic]
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              But, to destruction sacred and devote. --Milton.
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     Society of the Sacred Heart (R.C. Ch.), a religious order
        of women, founded in France in 1800, and approved in 1826.
        It was introduced into America in 1817. The members of the
        order devote themselves to the higher branches of female
        education.
  
     Sacred baboon. (Zool.) See Hamadryas.
  
     Sacred bean (Bot.), a seed of the Oriental lotus ({Nelumbo
        speciosa or Nelumbium speciosum), a plant resembling a
        water lily; also, the plant itself. See Lotus.
  
     Sacred beetle (Zool.) See Scarab.
  
     Sacred canon. See Canon, n., 3.
  
     Sacred fish (Zool.), any one of numerous species of
        fresh-water African fishes of the family Mormyridae.
        Several large species inhabit the Nile and were considered
        sacred by the ancient Egyptians; especially Mormyrus
        oxyrhynchus.
  
     Sacred ibis. See Ibis.
  
     Sacred monkey. (Zool.)
        (a) Any Asiatic monkey of the genus Semnopithecus,
            regarded as sacred by the Hindoos; especially, the
            entellus. See Entellus.
        (b) The sacred baboon. See Hamadryas.
        (c) The bhunder, or rhesus monkey.
  
     Sacred place (Civil Law), the place where a deceased person
        is buried.
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     Syn: Holy; divine; hallowed; consecrated; dedicated; devoted;
          religious; venerable; reverend.
          [1913 Webster] -- Sa"cred*ly, adv. -- Sa"cred*ness,
          n.
          [1913 Webster] Sacrific

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 genera Faba, Phaseolus, and
        Dolichos; also, to the herbs.
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     Note: The origin and classification of many kinds are still
           doubtful. Among true beans are: the black-eyed bean and
           China bean, included in Dolichos Sinensis; black
           Egyptian bean or hyacinth bean, Dolichos Lablab; the
           common haricot beans, kidney beans, string beans, and
           pole beans, all included in Phaseolus vulgaris; the
           lower bush bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, variety nanus;
           Lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus; Spanish bean and
           scarlet runner, Phaseolus multiflorus; Windsor bean,
           the common bean of England, Faba vulgaris.
           [1913 Webster] As an article of food beans are classed
           with vegetables.
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     2. The popular name of other vegetable seeds or fruits, more
        or less resembling true beans.
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     Bean+aphis+(Zool.),+a+plant+louse+({Aphis+fab[ae]">Bean aphis (Zool.), a plant louse ({Aphis fab[ae]) which
        infests the bean plant.
  
     Bean fly (Zool.), a fly found on bean flowers.
  
     Bean+goose+(Zool.),+a+species+of+goose+({Anser+segetum">Bean goose (Zool.), a species of goose ({Anser segetum).
        
  
     Bean weevil (Zool.), a small weevil that in the larval
        state destroys beans. The American species is Bruchus
        fab[ae].
  
     Florida bean (Bot.), the seed of Mucuna urens, a West
        Indian plant. The seeds are washed up on the Florida
        shore, and are often polished and made into ornaments.
  
     Ignatius bean, or St. Ignatius's bean (Bot.), a species
        of Strychnos.
  
     Navy bean, the common dried white bean of commerce;
        probably so called because an important article of food in
        the navy.
  
     Pea bean, a very small and highly esteemed variety of the
        edible white bean; -- so called from its size.
  
     Sacred bean. See under Sacred.
  
     Screw bean. See under Screw.
  
     Sea bean.
        (a) Same as Florida bean.
        (b) A red bean of unknown species used for ornament.
  
     Tonquin bean, or Tonka bean, the fragrant seed of
        Dipteryx odorata, a leguminous tree.
  
     Vanilla bean. See under Vanilla.
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