Papilionaceous



[puh-pil-ee-uh-ney-shuh s] /pəˌpɪl i əˈneɪ ʃəs/

adjective, Botany.
1.
having an irregular corolla shaped somewhat like a butterfly, as the pea and other leguminous plants.
2.
belonging to the family Papilionaceae (Fabaceae), that is often included as part of the Leguminosae.

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