family leguminosae definition

  • noun:
    • a big group of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience to the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
    • a large family of woods, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; split for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
    • a big group of woods, bushes, vines, and natural herbs bearing bean pods; split for convenience to the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae

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