Vicia faba

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Noun1.Vicia faba - Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodderVicia faba - 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
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Fava Bean Appetizer Water 4 cups shelled fava beens (see preceding), about 4 pounds in the pod 1 tablespoon salt 1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon crushed dried hot red chilies 1/4 teaspoon dry oregano leaves