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garbanzo

[gahr-bahn-zoh] /gɑrˈbɑn zoʊ/
noun, plural garbanzos.
1.
chickpea (def 1).
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60, Americanism; < Spanish, alteration of Old Spanish arvanco; perhaps akin to Latin ervum (see ervil)
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British Dictionary definitions for garbanzos

garbanzo

/ɡɑːˈbænzəʊ/
noun (pl) -zos
1.
another name for chickpea
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish, from arvanço, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old High German araweiz pea
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Word Origin and History for garbanzos

garbanzo

n.

"chick-pea," 1759, from Spanish garbanzo, said to be ultimately from Greek or Basque.

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Slang definitions & phrases for garbanzos

garbonzas

noun

A woman's breasts; bazongas, hooters, tits

[1980s+; perhaps fr Spanish garbanzo, ''chickpea'']


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