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Definition of "faba" [faba]

  • A genus of leguminous plants, by most authors included under the genus Vicia. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "faba" in a sentence
  • "Albala tells us at 33-34 that fava beans were “among the early Fertile Crescent domesticates,” but “the origin of Vicia faba is unknown and its wild ancestor is probably extinct."
  • ": And habichuelas would have caught on in different regions to describe any bean smaller than the faba, which is most except the big Peruvian Lima!"
  • "And habichuelas would have caught on in different regions to describe any bean smaller than the faba, which is most except the big Peruvian Lima!"