broad bean

Definitions of broad bean

n Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder

English bean, European bean, Vicia faba, broad-bean, broad-bean plant, field bean
Type of:
shell bean, shell bean plant
a bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod

n a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder

horse bean
Type of:
coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop

n seed of the broad-bean plant

fava bean, horsebean
Type of:
any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans

n shell beans cooked as lima beans

fava bean
Type of:
shell bean
unripe beans removed from the pod before cooking

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