broad bean definition

  • noun:
    • An annual Old World plant (Vicia faba) in the pea household, having pinnately chemical leaves, white plants with lateral purplish blotches, and very long dense pods.
    • The delicious seed or green pod with this plant. It will be the bean of antiquity.
    • An edible bean which has had wide seeds.
    • a bean plant cultivated for use pet fodder
    • seed associated with the broad-bean plant
    • layer beans prepared as lima beans
    • Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
    • An annual old-world plant (Vicia faba) in pea family, having pinnately substance leaves, white blossoms with lateral purplish blotches, and long dense pods.
    • The edible seed or green pod with this plant. This is the bean of antiquity.
    • An edible bean which has had wide seeds.
    • a bean plant cultivated to be used animal fodder
    • seed associated with the broad-bean plant
    • layer beans cooked as lima beans
    • Old World upright plant grown particularly for its huge flat delicious seeds but also as fodder
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