Definition of mazagan in US English:

mazagan

(also Mazagan)

noun

  • In full "mazagan bean". A small early variety of the broad bean, Vicia faba.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in James Justice (1698–1763). Probably from the name of Mazagan (Portuguese Mazagão, of Arabic origin; now called Al-Jadīda), Morocco, a Portuguese colony until 1769, from which beans were exported.

Pronunciation

mazagan

/ˈmazəɡan/