horsebean definition

  • noun:
    • many different the English or Windsor bean (Faba vulgaris), cultivated for feeding ponies.
    • The seed for the broad-bean plant.
    • a big shrub or shrubby tree (Parkinsonia aculeata) having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with tiny deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown up as ornamentals or hedging or crisis food for livestock; originating in exotic America but naturalized when you look at the Southern U. S.
    • sort of bean so called from becoming provided to horses, or from its large size. The Jamaica horse-bean is Canavalia gladiata, having large legumes.
    • In the southwestern US, either of two types of palo verde, Parkinsonia aculeata and P. microphylla, the twigs that are consumed by horses.
    • a bean plant cultivated to be used animal fodder
    • seed associated with broad-bean plant
    • huge shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown up as ornamentals or hedging or disaster meals for livestock; tropical The united states but naturalized in southern usa

Related Sources

  • Sentence for "horsebean"
  • Synonym for "horsebean"
113 votes

How would you define horsebean?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!