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horse bean [1 record]

Record 1 2016-02-24

English

Subject field(s)
  • Botany
  • Forage Crops
Universal entry(ies)
OBS

In much of the world, the name broad bean is used for the large-seeded cultivars grown for human food, while horse bean and field bean refer to cultivars with smaller, harder seeds (more like the wild species) used for animal feed, though their stronger flavour is preferred in some human food recipes, such as falafel.

OBS

horse bean: term occasionally used as a synonym for "broadbean" [Vicia faba major, féverole à gros grains].

French

Domaine(s)
  • Botanique
  • Culture des plantes fourragères
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
CONT

La féverole (Vicia faba) est une légumineuse qui présente une assez grande variabilité morphologique [...]. D'après la grosseur de la graine, ou distingue classiquement trois sous-espèces : la féverole à petits grains (Vicia faba minor), la féverole à grains moyens et la féverole à gros grains ou fève.

OBS

fèverole : Cette graphie, puisée des Rectifications de l'orthographe recommandées par le Conseil supérieur de la langue française, est attestée dans le Petit Robert (2004).

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Botánica
  • Cultivo de plantas forrajeras
Entrada(s) universal(es)
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