fava bean

fa·va bean

noun \ˈfä-və-\

: a large, flat, pale green seed that is eaten as a vegetable

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Origin of FAVA BEAN

Italian, from Latin faba bean
First Known Use: 1928

fa·va bean

noun \ˈfäv-ə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FAVA BEAN


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