broad bean


noun


Nearby words

  1. bro.,
  2. broach,
  3. broaching,
  4. broad,
  5. broad arrow,
  6. broad church,
  7. broad construction,
  8. broad daylight,
  9. broad fascia,
  10. broad gauge

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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