noun pl \li-ˌgyü-mə-ˈnō-(ˌ)sē\

Definition of LEGUMINOSAE

: a large family of dicotyledonous herbs, shrubs, and trees having fruits that are legumes or loments, bearing nodules on the roots that contain nitrogen-fixing bacteria, and including important food and forage plants (as peas, beans, or clovers)
le·gu·mi·nous \li-ˈgyü-mə-nəs, le-\ adjective

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