fabaceous

adjective
fa·​ba·​ceous | \ -āshəs \

Definition of fabaceous

1 : of or relating to the Leguminosae : leguminous
2 : relating to, like, or being a bean

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History and Etymology for fabaceous

Late Latin fabaceus, from Latin faba bean + -aceus -aceous

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“Fabaceous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fabaceous. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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