Fabaceae

plural noun
Fa·ba·ce·ae | \fəˈbāsēˌē\

Definition of Fabaceae 

in some classifications

: a large nearly cosmopolitan family that comprises the peas, beans, and related herbaceous or woody plants with pealike flowers and a legume as fruit and that is now usually included in the family Leguminosae

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History and Etymology for Fabaceae

New Latin, from Faba, type genus + -aceae

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