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broad bean

noun
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Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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broad bean

noun
1.
an erect annual Eurasian bean plant, Vicia faba, cultivated for its large edible flattened seeds, used as a vegetable
2.
the seed of this plant
Also called horse bean
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