fève

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French[edit]

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From Latin faba.

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Noun[edit]

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Trinket from a king cake.

fève f (plural fèves)

  1. bean, generally
  2. strictly, the broad bean Vicia faba
  3. non-legume beans, as in coffee beans
  4. the trinket in a king cake (galette des rois) – originally an actual broad bean, today often a plastic, metal or porcelain figurine.

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