Definition of aquafaba in English:

aquafaba

noun

  • Water in which chickpeas or other pulses have been cooked, used as a substitute for egg whites, particularly in vegan cooking.

    • ‘the kitchen uses whipped aquafaba to lighten pancakes’

Pronunciation

aquafaba

/ˌakwəˈfäbə/ /ˌækwəˈfɑbə/ /ˌakwəˈfabə/ /ˌækwəˈfæbə/

Origin

Early 21st century coined in 2015 from Latin aqua ‘water’ + faba ‘bean’.