family Fabaceae

family Fabaceae
noun
a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot family
Member Holonyms: ↑Rosales, ↑order Rosales
Member Meronyms:

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  • Fabaceae — n. a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies {Caesalpiniacea}; {Mimosaceae}; {Papilionaceae}. Syn: Leguminosae, family {Leguminosae}, family {Fabaceae}, legume family, pea… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fabaceae — Taxobox name = Legumes image caption = Kudzu regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae familia authority = Lindl. subdivision ranks = Subfamilies subdivision = Caesalpinioideae Mimosoideae… …   Wikipedia

  • Fabaceae — noun a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae • Syn: ↑Leguminosae, ↑family Leguminosae, ↑family Fabaceae, ↑legume family, ↑pea… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Leguminosae — noun a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae • Syn: ↑Leguminosae, ↑Fabaceae, ↑family Fabaceae, ↑legume family, ↑pea family •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Mimosaceae — noun family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family Leguminosae • Syn: ↑Mimosaceae • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Leguminosae …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Caesalpiniaceae — noun spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia; commonly included in the family Leguminosae • Syn: ↑Caesalpiniaceae • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Leguminosae,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Papilionacea — noun leguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly shaped corollas; commonly included in the family Leguminosae • Syn: ↑Papilionaceae • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot family • Member Holonyms: ↑Leguminosae, ↑family Leguminosae, ↑Fabac …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fabaceae —   Fabáceas (Leguminosas) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Family (biology) — In biological classification, family (Latin: familia , plural familiae ) is a taxonomic rank. Exact details of formal nomenclature depend on the Nomenclature Code which applies.: Example : Walnuts and Hickories belong to the Walnut family is a… …   Wikipedia

  • Fabaceae — ▪ plant family also called  Leguminosae    pea family of flowering plants (angiosperms (angiosperm)), within the order Fabales. Fabaceae, which is the third largest family among the angiosperms after Orchidaceae ( orchid family) and Asteraceae… …   Universalium

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