Definition of Horse bean

1. Noun. A bean plant cultivated for use animal fodder.

Exact synonyms: Broad Bean
Generic synonyms: Fodder
Group relationships: Broad Bean, Broad-bean, Broad-bean Plant, English Bean, European Bean, Field Bean, Vicia Faba

Definition of Horse bean

1. Noun. broad bean, ''Vicia faba'' ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Horse Bean

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horse blanket
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Literary usage of Horse bean

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1898)
"Legumin forms the chief proteid constituent obtainable from the vetch, pea, lentil, and horse bean. In the first-named seed about ten per cent, ..."

2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"It is not remarkable that so ancient FIG. 200. horse bean (Faba vulgaris). a plant should have numberless varieties Outer portion of seed in cross sec- ..."

3. Experiments with plants by Winthrop John Van Leuven Osterhout (1905)
"Section of a bit of the seed-leaf of the Horse-bean, showing cells filled with starch-grains (st). the protoplasm (pr) lying between them, the nuclei (n) ..."

4. Forage Crops for Soiling, Silage, Hay and Pasture by Edward Burnett Voorhees (1917)
"BROAD OR horse bean This plant (Vicia Faba, or Fala vulgaris), probably native to northern Africa and southwest Asia, is often mentioned in American ..."

5. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"125, 126) is the following discussion of its use as a cover-crop : "In the report for 1903, experiments on the use of the English horse bean and hairy vetch ..."

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