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broad bean

also broad·bean  (brôd′bēn′)
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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.
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.
Sow broad beans in pots indoors now for planting outdoors in March and April.
WHAT | Sow broad beans in pots indoors now for planting outdoors in March and April.
INGREDIENTS: (Serves 4) 300g fresh broad beans (shelled weight) 300g cherry tomatoes, quartered and deseeded 100ml extra virgin olive oil, plus a little extra to serve 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 20 fresh basil leaves, plus a few extra to garnish 1/2 red chilli, finely chopped (optional) 300g spaghetti 100g mild goat's cheese, diced salt and freshly ground black pepper METHOD: 1.
1 Broad beans are an excellent vegetable source of protein and fibre.
Juices from the fish mingle with white wine and paprika-spiked oils from the chorizo to make a tasty sauce for the broad beans and peas.
HARDY 'Aquadulce' It's sow good to get broad beans going 6 Is it worth sowing broad beans now?
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.
This is a rule that generally applies to larger seeds like broad beans, peas, and beetroot).