horse bean


horse bean
/ˈhɔs bin/ (say 'haws been)

noun Colloquial
a small-fruited form of broad bean, Vicia faba.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Horse bean — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horse bean — horse′ bean n. pln fava bean • Etymology: 1675–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • horse bean — horse bean. См. бобы [конские]. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • horse bean — noun a bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder • Syn: ↑broad bean • Hypernyms: ↑fodder • Part Holonyms: ↑broad bean, ↑broad bean, ↑broad bean plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • horse bean. — See fava bean. [1675 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • horse bean — noun broad bean, Vicia faba …   Wiktionary

  • horse bean. — See fava bean. [1675 85] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horse — (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse ({Equus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horse aloes — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Horse ant — Horse Horse (h[^o]rs), n. [AS. hors; akin to OS. hros, D. & OHG. ros, G. ross, Icel. hross; and perh. to L. currere to run, E. course, current Cf. {Walrus}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A hoofed quadruped of the genus {Equus}; especially, the domestic horse… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English