horsebean


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Noun1.horsebean - seed of the broad-bean planthorsebean - 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.horsebean - large shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowershorsebean - large shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown as ornamentals or hedging or emergency food for livestock; tropical America but naturalized in southern United States
genus Parkinsonia, Parkinsonia - small genus of spiny shrubs or small trees
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Influence of extrusion on ruminal and intestinal disappearance of amino acids in whole horsebean.
great with flied lice); "Chongqing Strange-Taste Horsebeans" (weird, because horsebeans sound delicious); "Lettuce in Pain" (It would be once you start chewing on it.
Beyond all the metaphors that have passed into our speech--all the ponytails and tantivies, the horsebeans, horseleeches, and horselaughs, beyond all the junkies shooting white horse and all the cutpurses hung from the mare foaled of an acorn--beyond that there is, most excellent of all, the terminology, the words we have evolved in order to live in such close association with these beings for such a long time, to be able to talk about them and what they do: piebald and roan, withers and farrier, crupper and martingale.