Leguminous



[li-gyoo-muh-nuh s] /lɪˈgyu mə nəs/

adjective
1.
pertaining to, of the nature of, or bearing .
2.
belonging to the Leguminosae.
/lɪˈɡjuːmɪnəs/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae), a family of flowering plants having pods (or legumes) as fruits and root nodules enabling storage of nitrogen-rich material: includes peas, beans, clover, gorse, acacia, and carob
adj.

early 15c., from Latin legumen (see legume) + -ous.
legume
(lěg’ym’, lə-gym’)

leguminous adjective

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