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Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"chick-pea," 1759, from Spanish garbanzo, said to be ultimately from Greek or Basque.


n. 1 An edible pulse, (taxlink Cicer arietinum species noshow=1), of the family Leguminosae or Fabaceae and subfamilies Faboideae or Papilionoideae, of which the plant has white or purple-blue flowers and small feathery leaves on both sides of the stem and yields pods containing two to three peas. 2 A seed of this plant; the chickpea

  1. n. the seed of the chickpea plant [syn: chickpea]

  2. large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried [syn: chickpea]

Usage examples of "garbanzo".

Top with artichoke hearts, tomatoes, onions, garbanzo beans, feta cheese, and tofu.

He tossed a sizable quantity of cooked garbanzo beans into the food processor and added tahini, lemon juice, and a bit of garlic.

They had a breaker of water on board, and they had a jar of cold garbanzos as well.