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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\\lə̇ˌgyüməˈnō(ˌ)sē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from feminine plural of leguminosus leguminous
: a very large family of dicotyledonous plants (order Rosales) that includes herbs, shrubs, trees, and climbers usually with highly irregular flowers, with a fruit which is a legume or loment, and commonly with root nodules containing nitrogen-fixing bacteria and that is divided into several subfamilies which in many classifications are considered separate families

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Legūminōˈsae /-sē/ plural noun
An order of angiosperms characterized by the legume or seed pod, including Papilionaceae, Mimosaceae, and Caesalpiniaceae
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Main Entry:legume

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