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Princeton's WordNet

  1. broad bean, broad-bean, broad-bean plant, English bean, European bean, field bean, Vicia faba(noun)

    Old World upright plant grown especially for its large flat edible seeds but also as fodder

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vicia faba

    A plant species of the genus VICIA, family FABACEAE. The edible beans are well known but they cause FAVISM in some individuals with GLUCOSEPHOSPHATE DEHYDROGENASE DEFICIENCY. This plant contains vicine, convicine, Vicia lectins, unknown seed protein, AAP2 transport protein, and Vicia faba DNA-binding protein 1.


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