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chickpea,

annual plant (Cicer arietinum) of the family Leguminosae (pulsepulse,
in botany, common name for members of the Fabaceae (Leguminosae), a large plant family, called also the pea, or legume, family. Numbering about 650 genera and 17,000 species, the family is third largest, after the asters and the orchids.
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 family), cultivated since antiquity for the somewhat pealike seeds, which are often used as food and forage, principally in India and the Spanish-speaking countries. The seeds are boiled or roasted and have been substituted for coffee. Other names are ceci, garbanzo, and gram pea. Chickpeas are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.

chickpea

a bushy leguminous plant, Cicer arietinum, cultivated for its edible pealike seeds in the Mediterranean region, central Asia, and Africa
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Similarly, filter paper also showed improved percent germination and percent inhibition scavenging activity for desi chickpea, kabuli chickpea, garbanzo bean, adzuki bean, soy bean and pinto bean owing to high water absorption capacity which prevented drying of seeds during germination.
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Garbanzo bean flour is available at some natural or health food stores.
1/4 cup sesame seed or tahini (ground sesame seed) 1 can (1 lb.) garbanzo beans 3 tablespoons olive or salad oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 medium-size cloves garlic, minced or pressed Salt Lemon wedges
Each garbanzo bean, carrot, tomato and zucchini in the savory soup was donated to feed those at the city's first Human Rights Harvest on Sunday, aimed at spreading awareness of those in economic distress.
Besan is garbanzo bean flour, also called gram flour.
The Bread Stop also makes granola and hummuslike garbanzo bean spreads.
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And lest we forget, the mighty garbanzo bean (also called ceci bean or chickpea) is the main ingredient in hummus.