(South African) a large amphibious monitor lizard of the genus Varanus, esp V. niloticus (the water leguaan), which can grow up to 2 or 3 m Also called iguana
- Le Guin
[luh-gwin] /ləˈgwɪn/ noun 1. Ursula K(roeber) born 1929, U.S. science fiction writer, novelist, and poet (daughter of Alfred Louis Kroeber).
[leg-yoom, li-gyoom] /ˈlɛg yum, lɪˈgyum/ noun 1. any plant of the , especially those used for feed, food, or as a soil-improving crop. 2. the pod or seed vessel of such a plant. 3. any table vegetable of the . /ˈlɛɡjuːm; lɪˈɡjuːm/ noun 1. the long dry dehiscent fruit produced by leguminous plants; a pod […]
noun 1. the large plant family Leguminosae (or Fabaceae), typified by herbaceous plants, shrubs, trees, and vines having usually compound leaves, clusters of irregular, keeled flowers, and fruit in the form of a pod splitting along both sides, and including beans, peas, acacia, alfalfa, clover, indigo, lentil, mesquite, mimosa, and peanut.
[li-gyoo-muh n] /lɪˈgyu mən/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a globulin obtained from the seeds of leguminous and other plants. /lɪˈɡjuːmɪn/ noun 1. a protein obtained mainly from the seeds of leguminous plants