broad bean

noun

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1726

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broad bean

noun \ ˈbrȯd-ˌbēn \

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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