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Origin of broad bean

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for broad bean

broad bean

noun
an erect annual Eurasian bean plant, Vicia faba, cultivated for its large edible flattened seeds, used as a vegetable
the seed of this plant
Also called: horse bean
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