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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

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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.
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The broad bean, Vicia faba, also known as the fava bean, is a species of bean grown in various parts of Ethiopia; however, consumption of legumes is not widely practiced in Ethiopia.
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He explained that following this and other experiments, a drop of broad bean concentrate was examined by a form of chemical analysis (chromatography) and compared with drops of phenobarbitone (anticonvulsant drug), valium and glycine substance.
fabae are recorded that each utilize only one of two of the host plants used in this study, Aphis fabae fabae thriving on broad bean (Vicia faba) but not garden nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus), whereas Aphis fabae mordvilkoi only successfully reproduces on garden nasturtium and not broad bean (Muller 1988).
IF you ever wondered what Pythagoras, the Greek mathematician, had to do with Vicia Fava, the humble broad bean, the answer, is absolutely nothing -- on principle.