fava bean definition

  • noun:
    • See broad bean.
    • An edible bean (Vicia faba) native to Africa and Southwest Asia with an extended custom of cultivation.
    • seed of this broad-bean plant
    • layer beans prepared as lima beans
    • See broad bean.
    • An edible bean (Vicia faba) indigenous to Africa and Southwest Asia with an extended tradition of cultivation.
    • seed of the broad-bean plant
    • shell beans prepared as lima beans
    • See broad-bean.
    • An edible bean (Vicia faba) indigenous to Africa and Southwest Asia with a lengthy custom of cultivation.
    • seed regarding the broad-bean plant
    • layer beans cooked as lima beans
    • See broad-bean.
    • An edible bean (Vicia faba) indigenous to Africa and Southwest Asia with a lengthy custom of cultivation.
    • seed of the broad-bean plant
    • layer beans prepared as lima beans

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