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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈhæɹ.ɪ.kəʊ/, /ˈɑːɹ.ɪ.kəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈhɛɹ.ɪ.koʊ/, /ˈhæɹ.ɪ.koʊ/, /ˈɑːɹ.ɪ.koʊ/
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Etymology 1Edit

Probably ultimately from Nahuatl ayecotli, with the spelling influenced by haricot (stew).

NounEdit

haricot (plural haricots)

  1. A common bean.
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Etymology 2Edit

From French haricot, from Middle French haricot, a deverbal derivation of Old French harigoter (to tear up, shred, slice up, slice into pieces), from Frankish *hariōn (to ruin, lay waste, ravage, plunder, destroy), from Proto-Germanic *harjōną (to plunder, lay waste, harry). Cognate with Middle High German verheeren (to harry), Old English herġian (to lay waste, ravage, plunder). More at harry.

NounEdit

haricot (plural haricots)

  1. A stew of lamb and vegetables.
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EtymologyEdit

In the sense 'stew', from Middle French haricot, a deverbal derivation of Old French harigoter (to shred, slice up, slice into pieces), from Frankish *hariōn (to ruin, lay waste, ravage, plunder, destroy), from Proto-Germanic *harjōną (to plunder, lay waste, harry). Cognate with Middle High German verheeren (to harry). More at harry.

In the sense 'bean', etymology uncertain. Influenced in form by the 'stew' word, if not originally identical to it; in that case possibly from Mexican Spanish ayacotli, ayacote, or possibly from Calicut.

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haricot m (plural haricots)

  1. (vegetable) bean, green bean
  2. a stew of lamb and vegetables

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French haricot.

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haricot m (plural haricots)

  1. (Jersey) bean