alubia

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic لوبياء (lūbiyāʾ), from Persian لوبيا (lubeyā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alubia f (plural alubias)

  1. bean seed
  2. green bean
  3. bean plant

Synonyms[edit]

  • (bean seed, bean plant): judía (Spain), habichuela (Castila La Mancha, Murcia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico), faba (Galicia), frijol (Mexico, Central America, Peru), fríjol (Colombia), caraota (Venezuela), frejol (Peru), poroto (Bolivia, Paraguay, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay)
  • (green bean): judía (Spain), ejote (Mexico, El Salvador), habichuela (Canarias, Andalucía, Cuba, Panamá, Colombia, Venezuela), vainita (Peru), poroto verde (Colombia, Chile), chaucha (Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay)