BROAD BEANS


BROAD BEANS

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • broad bean — broad beans N COUNT: usu pl Broad beans are flat round beans that are light green in colour and are eaten as a vegetable. [mainly BRIT] (in AM, use fava beans) …   English dictionary

  • broad bean — noun 1. seed of the broad bean plant • Syn: ↑fava bean, ↑horsebean • Hypernyms: ↑bean • Part Holonyms: ↑broad bean, ↑broad bean plant, ↑English bean, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad bean — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms broad bean : singular broad bean plural broad beans British a large flat bean with a pale green skin …   English dictionary

  • broad bean — noun 1》 a large flat edible green bean which is usually eaten without the pod. 2》 the plant which yields broad beans. [Vicia faba.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • broad-bean weevil — noun : a destructive weevil (Bruchus rufimanus) that feeds on broad beans and other vetch seeds …   Useful english dictionary

  • BEANS — Ancient Jewish sources refer to several species of beans under the Hebrew name of pol qualified by various epithets. Pol itself is the broad bean (Vicia faba) which was included in the food brought to David s forces by his loyal supporters from… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Candlemas day, put beans in the clay; put candles and candle-sticks away — For Candlemas Day see preceding proverb (if Candlemas day be sunny and bright, winter will have another flight; if Candlemas day be cloudy with rain, winter is gone, and won’t come again). The two halves of the proverb appear to have come… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Organic beans — There are three major types of organic beans: dry beans, snap beans (also known as greenbeans), and soybeans. The mature seed of dry beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) serve as a protein source in a variety of foods worldwide. Dry beans and snap beans… …   Wikipedia

  • Vicia faba — Taxobox name = Vicia faba image width = 240px image caption = Vicia faba plants in flower regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae tribus = Vicieae genus = Vicia… …   Wikipedia

  • Bean — is a common name for large plant seeds of several genera of the family Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae) used for human food or animal feed. Although beans usually means the seeds of bean plants, it can also mean (especially in the US) the whole… …   Wikipedia