Translation of jumping bean in Spanish:

jumping bean

frijol saltarín, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒəmpɪŋ ˌbin///

noun

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    frijol saltarín masculine
    • The movement of a Mexican jumping bean will cause the tumbler to turn and toss about.
    • Mexican jumping beans are grown in Mexico on a type of shrub.
    • For more than half a century Mexican jumping beans have been sold in the United States.
    • They had obtained a pair of Mexican jumping beans.
    • The movements of a jumping bean are actually caused by a caterpillar that lives inside the seed.