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broad bean

also broad·bean  (brôd′bēn′)
n.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

broad bean

or

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
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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]
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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
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Translations
bob
hestebønne
härkäpapu
bob
ソラマメ
잠두
bondböna
ถั่วชนิดหนึ่งเป็นผัก
đậu tằm

broad bean

nfava
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in classic literature ?
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.
500g tomatoes (use a mix of sizes and colours) 1/2 tsp caster sugar 150g broad beans, podded Handful of basil Handful of chives Handful of flat leaf parsley 1 tbsp tarragon 1 tbsp lovage 1 tbsp mint leaves 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp Dijon mustard Pinch of fennel seeds 1 lemon, zested 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 x 100g burrata or 2 x 125g balls mozzarella 50g hazelnuts, toasted and roughly chopped
It's fine to eat young broad beans in their skins, but for this recipe it's best to pop them out to create a smoother texture (if you don't have time, leave them as they are - you'll just need to boil them for 4 minutes).
| Sow broad beans in pots indoors for planting outdoors in March and April.
1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove 100g asparagus, each cut into three pieces 100g frozen peas 100g frozen broad beans 100g pesto Zest of 1 lemon 150g mascarpone 50g vegetarian hard cheese, finely grated Salt and pepper 6 lasagne sheets 4 tbsp milk Green salad, to serve
| Sow batches of hardy broad beans and peas outdoors to yield early crops next year.
INGREDIENTS 1 head of broccoli 2-3tbsp olive oil 1tsp sea salt 4 turns of freshly ground black pepper 2 garlic cloves, peeled but left whole 500g broad beans 75g flaked almonds 1/2 tsp butter Juice of 1/2 lemon For the ranch dressing: 150g mayonnaise 1/2 tsp red miso paste 75ml soured cream 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 50ml buttermilk 1/2 tsp salt 1tbsp white wine vinegar A handful of chives, finely chopped A handful of parsley, finely chopped METHOD 1.
Tomato, burrata & broad bean salad Serves 4 Ingredients 500g tomatoes 1/2 tsp caster sugar 150g broad beans, podded handful each of basil, chives and flat-leaf parsley 1 tbsp each tarragon, lovage and mint leaves 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp Dijon mustard pinch of fennel seeds 1 lemon, zested 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 x 100g burrata 50g hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
| Sow broad beans in pots indoors now for planting outdoors in March and April.
Broad beans can be sown in pots now | Mulch borders, especially if you've finished pruning shrubs.