garbanzo

[gahr-bahn-zoh]
noun, plural garbanzos.
chickpea ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1750–60, Americanism; < Spanish, alteration of Old Spanish arvanco; perhaps akin to Latin ervum (see ervil)

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garbanzo (ɡɑːˈbænzəʊ)
 
n , pl -zos
another name for chickpea
 
[C18: from Spanish, from arvanço, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old High German araweiz pea]

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After it's cooked down a bit, add the garbanzo beans.
Toss garbanzo or kidney beans into salads for an earthy, nutritious addition.
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