Bean may refer to:
- Any member of the fabaceae family:
- Broad Bean (Vicia faba) - The fruit is a broad leathery pod, green maturing to blackish-brown, with a densely downy surface
- French Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris ) - The fruit are long and stringless and the plants grow in dwarf or climbing varieties
- Runner Bean (Phaseolus coccineus) - The pods are long, thin when young and stringy when mature, the seeds can be used fresh or as dried beans once matured.