leguminous definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, belonging to, or attribute associated with the family Leguminosae, which include peas, beans, clover, alfalfa, as well as other flowers.
    • Resembling a legume.
    • of Leguminosae group of peas, beans etc
    • resembling a legume
    • Pertaining to pulse; comprising pulse.
    • owned by, or resembling, an extremely large normal order of flowers (Leguminos√¶), which bear legumes, including peas, beans, clover, locust woods, acacias, and mimosas.
    • relating to or composed of legumes
  • others:
    • related to pulse; comprising pulse.
    • In botany, bearing legumes as seed-vessels; regarding flowers which bear legumes, as peas; particularly, of or related to the Leguminos√¶. In addition leguminose.

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