beans is the plural form of bean and roughly translates to frijoles.
1. (culinary) 
a. el frijol (M) 
My favorite meal is rice and beans.Mi comida preferida es arroz con frijoles.
b. la judía (F) 
I don't like canned beans.No me gustan las judías enlatadas.
c. la alubia (F) (Spain) 
Do you want beans in the soup?¿Quieres alubias en la sopa?
d. la habichuela (F) (Colombia) (Puerto Rico) 
We ate beans a lot when I was in San Juan.A menudo comimos habichuelas cuando estuve en San Juan.
e. el poroto (M) (Southern Cone) 
I made a salad with beans and tomatoes.Preparé una ensalada de porotos y tomates.
f. la caraota (F) (Venezuela) 
You're not going to eat your beans?¿No te vas a comer las caraotas?
2. (coffee or cocoa seed) 
a. el grano (M) 
These beans come from an organic farm in Costa Rica.Estos granos vienen de una granja orgánica en Costa Rica.
3. (colloquial) (head) (United States) 
a. el coco (M) (colloquial) 
I know you can figure it out if you just use your bean.Sé que lo puedes solucionar si usas el coco.
transitive verb
4. (colloquial) (to hit) (United States) 
a. pegar 
Mom, Raul just beaned me with an eraser.Mamá, Raúl me acaba de pegar con una goma.
b. dar un porrazo (colloquial) 
Did you just bean your little brother?¿Acabas de darle un porrazo a tu hermanito?
1. (vegetable) 
a. la alubia (F) (Spain) 
b. la judía (F) (Spain) 
c. el frijol (M) (Latin America) 
d. el poroto (M) () 
2. (of coffee) 
a. el grano (M) 
bean curdtofu m
3. (idioms) 
a. no direct translation (colloquial) 
to be full of beansestar lleno(a) de vitalidad
it isn't worth a beanno vale un pimiento
he hasn't a beanno tiene (ni) un duro
bean [biːn]
1 (gen) frijol (m); alubia (f); (Esp) (kidney) frijol (m); judía (f); (Esp) poroto (m); (S. Cone) (broad, haricot) haba (f); (green) habichuela (f); judía (f) verde; (Esp) ejote (m); (Méx) poroto (m) verde; (S. Cone) (coffee) grano (m)
not a bean! ¡nada en absoluto!; I haven't a bean (Britain) estoy pelado (informal); no tengo un duro (informal); (Esp) no tengo un peso (informal); (LAm) I didn't make a bean on the deal no saqué ni un céntimo del negocio
to be full of beans (Britain) estar lleno de vida
to know how many beans make five (Britain) saber cuántas son dos y dos
Children should be taught the basics, so that when they leave school they can talk nicely, spell properly and know how many beans make five not to know beans about sth
he doesn't know beans about it (US) no sabe ni papa de eso (informal); no tiene ni zorra idea (informal); (Esp)
not to amount to a hill or row of beans no valer nada
In this world the problems of people like us don't amount to a hill of beans
2 (as form of address)
hello, old bean! (Britain) ¡hola, macho! (informal); (Esp) ¡hola, viejo! (informal); (LAm)
3 (US) (head, brain) coco (informal) (m)
bean counter (n) contable o gerente obsesionado por los números
He believes the reason for their failure is that "we have bean counters running our companies"
bean curd (n) tofu (m)
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