nonlegume

noun
non·​le·​gume | \ ˌnän-ˈle-ˌgyüm How to pronounce nonlegume (audio) , -li-ˈgyüm \
plural nonlegumes

Definition of nonlegume

: a plant that is not a legume grasses and other nonlegumes nonlegume crops

Other Words from nonlegume

nonleguminous \ ˌnän-​li-​ˈgyü-​mə-​nəs How to pronounce nonlegume (audio) , -​le-​ \ adjective
nonleguminous plants nonleguminous cover crops

First Known Use of nonlegume

1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonlegume.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonlegume. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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