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beans,

Original French:  Febues,

Modern French:  Febves,


Among plants in some way similar to Pantagruelion, referred to throughout Chapter 49.

The bean plant has a concave stalk, as does Pantagruelion.


Notes

febves

Fève, Faba vulgaris Mœnch., Papilionacée. (Paul Delaunay)

François Rabelais [ca. 1483–1553]
Oeuvres. Tome Cinquieme: Tiers Livre. Édition critique
p. 339
Abel Lefranc [1863-1952], editor
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1931
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Posted 9 February 2013. Modified 16 February 2017.

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