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Noun: horsebean  'hors,been
  1. Seed of the broad-bean plant
    - broad bean, fava bean [N. Amer]
     
  2. Large shrub or shrubby tree having sharp spines and pinnate leaves with small deciduous leaflets and sweet-scented racemose yellow-orange flowers; grown as ornamentals or hedging or emergency food for livestock; tropical America but naturalized in southern United States
    - Jerusalem thorn, Parkinsonia aculeata
Noun: horse bean  hors been
  1. A bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder
    - broad bean

Derived forms: horsebeans, horse beans

Type of: bean, bush, fodder, shrub

Part of: broad bean, broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, genus Parkinsonia, Parkinsonia, Vicia faba

Encyclopedia: Horse bean