Fava

Broad or Fava beans photographed in a studio with an open pod showing its interior and bean placement.

Vicia faba

Sinonimi:
Broad Bean,
Fava Bean (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

fava +‎ bean, from Italian fava.

Noun

fava bean (plural fava beans)

  1. An edible bean (Vicia faba) native to Africa and Southwest Asia with a long tradition of cultivation.

Synonyms

  • (Vicia faba): broad bean, faba bean, horse bean, field bean, tic bean, bell bean, Windsor bean

Derived terms

  • favism

Translations

References

  • Vicia faba on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Vicia faba on Wikispecies
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