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broad bean

also broad·bean  (brôd′bēn′)
n.

broad bean

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broadbean

n
1. (Plants) an erect annual Eurasian bean plant, Vicia faba, cultivated for its large edible flattened seeds, used as a vegetable
2. (Plants) the seed of this plant
Also called: horse bean

fa′va bean`

(ˈfɑ və)
n.
1. a bean, Vicia faba, of the Old World, bearing large pods containing edible seeds.
2. the seed or pod of this plant. Also called broad bean , horse bean.
[1940–45; < Italian < Latin faba]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.broad bean - seed of the broad-bean plantbroad bean - seed of the broad-bean plant  
broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia faba, broad bean - Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
bean - any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
2.broad bean - Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodderbroad bean - Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
horse bean, broad bean - a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
shell bean, shell bean plant - a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
genus Vicia, Vicia - widely distributed genus of annual or perennial and often climbing herbs
broad bean, fava bean, horsebean - seed of the broad-bean plant
3.broad bean - a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
fodder - coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia faba, broad bean - Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
4.broad bean - shell beans cooked as lima beans
shell bean - unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
Translations
bob
hestebønne
härkäpapu
bob
ソラマメ
잠두
bondböna
ถั่วชนิดหนึ่งเป็นผัก
đậu tằm

broad bean

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broad bean

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Alick too was come in, and was seated in his far corner, eating cold broad beans out of a large dish with his pocket-knife, and finding a flavour in them which he would not have exchanged for the finest pineapple.
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INGREDIENTS: 250g broad beans peeled; 50g grated Parmesan; 100ml white wine vinegar; 25g sugar; 50g shallots finally diced; 5g garlic finally diced METHOD: Put the white wine into a pan with the sugar and reduce to a syrup.
2 BROAD beans are a good source of iron which we need to help carry oxygen throughout the body.
But there are a few things that most chefs will tell you are perfectly acceptable to use frozen, and normally high up on that list are broad beans.
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Ingredients Lamb loin cut into four equal pieces 50g butter 100ml double cream 2 little gem lettuces (cut in half ) 200g frozen peas 200g broad beans 1 shallot (finely diced) Sprig of thyme (finely chopped) 1 garlic clove (finely chopped) 1 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil METHOD 1.
Sow broad beans, French beans, parsnips, peas, rocket, spring onions, turnips, leeks and lettuces if weather permits.
Thus, the aim of this study was to formulate and then test acceptability of a bean-based complementary food using broad beans, which are widely available but not well-consumed, especially in rural areas in Southern Ethiopia.