HyperDic: broad_bean

English > 4 senses of the expression broad bean:
NOUNplantbroad bean, fava bean, horsebeanseed of the broad-bean plant
plantbroad bean, broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia fabaOld World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
foodbroad bean, horse beana bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
foodbroad bean, fava beanshell beans cooked as lima beans
English > broad bean: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
Meaningseed of the broad-bean plant.
Synonymsfava bean, horsebean
Part ofbroad bean, broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia fabaOld World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
BroaderbeanAny of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
Spanishhaba
English > broad bean: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningOld World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder.
Synonymsbroad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia faba
Member ofVicia, genus Viciawidely distributed genus of annual or perennial and often climbing herbs
Partsbroad bean, horse beanA bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
broad bean, fava bean, horsebeanseed of the broad-bean plant
Broadershell bean, shell bean plantA bean plant grown primarily for its edible seed rather than its pod
English > broad bean: 4 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningA bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder.
Synonymhorse bean
Part ofbroad bean, broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia fabaOld World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder
Broaderfoddercoarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop
Spanishhaba
Catalanfava
English > broad bean: 4 senses > noun 4, food
Meaningshell beans cooked as lima beans.
Synonymfava bean
Broadershell beanunripe beans removed from the pod before cooking
Spanishhaba
Catalanfava

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