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Noun: fava bean
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: broad bean)
  1. Seed of the broad-bean plant
    - broad bean, horsebean
  2. Shell beans cooked as lima beans
    - broad bean

Derived forms: fava beans

Type of: bean, shell bean

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

Encyclopedia: Fava bean