A seed from a pod-producing plant. Broad beans (known as "favas" in North America) were grown in Europe starting around eight thousand years ago, while other varieties (ancestors of kidney, pinto, and black beans) were brought to Europe from the Americas in the 1500s.
Default orientation: unclear. No proper coloration.
Source: Insignia Nobilium Patavinorum. Artist unknown. (Arms of Fazoli, folio 13.)