Garbanzo definitions

gär-bän'zō
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An edible pulse, Cicer arietinum, of the family Leguminosae or Fabaceae and subfamily 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.
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A seed of this plant; the chickpea.
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Origin of garbanzo

Spanish alteration (perhaps influenced by Old Spanish garroba algarroba) of Old Spanish arvanço perhaps from Greek erebinthos