Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Cicereae — the chickpeas.

Etymologies

Latin cicer ("chickpea"), from Hebrew kikkar "a round mass" (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sweet Steamed Dumplings (Kolukattai) (Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum) 11.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Indian Bread with Bean-Asafoetida Stuffing (Hing er Kochuri) (Urad Dal – split black gram - Vigna mungo and Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum) 13.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Bitter Gourd with Pigeon Pea-Tamarind Sauce (Pahakai Pitlai Kozhumbu) (Toor Dal – split pigeon peas - Cajanus cajan, Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum, and Urad Dal – split black gram – Vigna mungo) 7.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Spicy “Gunpowder” Seasoning (Molaha Pudi) (Urad Dal – split black gram - Vigna mungo and Chana Dal – split skinless Desi chickpeas - Cicer arietinum)

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Oven-Baked Rice with Chickpeas, Pork, and Morcilla (Arroz al Horno) (Chickpeas - Cicer arietinum) 4.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • The spectrum of pulses represented by pea and bitter vetch in the previous excavation seasons was enlarged by chick pea (Cicer arietinum).

    Macrobotany « Interactive Dig Sagalassos – City in the Clouds

  • Chícharo (Corrupted Latin: Arabo-Romance Spanish Dialect Mozarabic) _Cicer arietinum_ (Modern day binomial scientific name of the Chick pea or garbanzo bean)

    translation for peas & greenbeans (nfm)

  • For the Latins call a vetch Cicer, and a nick or dent at the tip of his nose, which resembled the opening in a vetch, gave him the surname of

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • The finds of chickpea (Cicer arietinum) are still too scarce to say whether the plant was cultivated or not, but it seems very likely that it was.

    Interactive Dig Sagalassos 2003 - Subsistence Studies Report 3

  • Cicer arietinum (chick pea, garbansos) 115-125 days growth period can tolerate shade but for high yields bright sunshine is required drought-tolerant can be grown on a wide range of soil types provided the drainage is good.

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