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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

nfava

broad bean

فول bob hestebønne Saubohne κουκί haba härkäpapu fève bob fava ソラマメ 잠두 tuinboon bønnevikke bób fava, feijão-fava конские бобы bondböna ถั่วชนิดหนึ่งเป็นผัก bakla đậu tằm 蚕豆
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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.
He understood, with a clearness equal to that of the most intelligent mind, that Jonathan would take him back to skimmed milk, apple-dumpling, broad beans, and pork.
RECIPE OF THE MONTH RACK OF PORK WITH BROAD BEAN RELISH, BRAMBLE CHUTNEY AND MADEIRA JUS COOKING THE RACK OF PORK: 2 racks of pork with the fat removed; 100g of cooked spinach; 50g of bacon lardons; 25g of broad beans skins removed; 50 ml of Madeira sauce METHOD: Place pork in hot pan with a little oil, brown on all sides and season with salt and pepper.
The Egyptians believed that when a person died, his soul temporarily resided in a broad bean prior to passing into the next life.
The broad bean has been cultivated since prehistoric times but is no longer known in the wild.
Broad bean soup (serves 4-6) Ingredients 450g broad beans ' litre chicken stock 1 level teaspoon sugar 1 level tablespoon cornflour Dash of water 150ml cream 40g butter Sea salt, pepper Crme fraiche Chopped chives You will need a liquidiser, sieve and pan Method 1.
The broad bean is a neglected vegetable, which is a shame because it has a robust flavour and is full of protein, phosphorous and vitamins A and C.
nPINCH out the tips of broad bean plants to reduce the risk of attack by blackfly.
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Lesley Waters' roasted salmon with broad bean salsa verde
I like to plant them in the autumn for an early crop towards the end of May, and my favourite is a variety called Aquadulce which is the best broad bean for autumn sowing.
And this week, I had the mother of all menial tasks, the podding and peeling of the broad bean crop.