Leguminosae

noun plural
Le·​gu·​mi·​no·​sae | \ li-ˌgyü-mə-ˈnō-(ˌ)sē \

Medical 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)

Other Words from Leguminosae

leguminous \ li-​ˈgyü-​mə-​nəs, le-​ \ adjective

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