broad bean

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broad bean

noun

Definition of BROAD BEAN

:  the large flat edible seed of an Old World upright vetch (Vicia faba); also :  this plant widely grown for its seeds and as fodder —called also fava bean — compare favism

First Known Use of BROAD BEAN

1783

broad bean

noun \ˈbrd-ˌbēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BROAD BEAN

: the large flat edible seed of an Old World upright vetch (Vicia faba); also : this plant widely grown for its seeds and as fodder—called also fava bean; see favism

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