Cicer arietinum (Common names)

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Names in common use


  • English: chickpea, chick-pea; gram, Bengal gram (India); garbanzo (USA)
  • German: Kichererbse
  • Dutch: keker
  • Swedish: kikärt
  • Danish: kikært
  • Norwegian: kikert, bukkeert
  • Icelandic:


  • French: pois chiche
  • Italian: cece
  • Spanish: garbanzo
  • Catalan: cigró / cigronera (plant)
  • Portuguese: grão de bico
  • Romanian: năut


  • Russian: нут, горох турецкий - nut, gorox tureckij
  • Polish: ciecierzyca
  • Czech: cizrna, cizrna beraní
  • Slovak: cícer baraní
  • Bulgarian: нахут, леблебия, сланутък - naxut, leblebija, slanutăk
  • Croatian: slanutak, leblebija, naut
  • Serb: леблебија
  • Slovenian:
  • Macedonian: леблебија, наут, слануток - leblebija, naut, slanutok


  • Latvian:
  • Lithuanian: sėjamasis avinžirnis, nutas
  • Albanian: qiqër (qiqra with the article)
  • Greek: ρεβίθι, ροβίθι, ερβίθι - revithi, rovithi, ervithi
  • Turkish: nohut
  • Maltese: ċiċri
  • Hungarian: bagolyborsó, csicseriborsó
  • Finnish: kahviherne, kikherne
  • Estonian:

Sources and commentaries

  • Maltese
    • source: Caruana Galizia, 1997.