Definition of Fabaceous

1. a. Having the nature of a bean; like a bean.



Definition of Fabaceous

1. Adjective. Having the nature of a bean; like a bean. ¹

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Definition of Fabaceous

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fabaceous

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f protein
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f urcation
fa la
fa shizzle
fa veolus
faaing
faan
faas
fab lab
fab labs
fabaceous (current term)
fabada
fabada asturiana
fabadas
fabavirus
fabaviruses
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fabbers
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Literary usage of Fabaceous

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1. The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore by Thomas Moore (1910)
"... fabaceous, and eke farinaceous, All clubbing their quotas to glut the oesophagus Of this ever greedy and grasping ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1918)
"... and only the type species on a fabaceous host from south Africa is yet known, although Puccinia ..."

3. A German-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1917)
"Schmetterlingsblütler, m. papilionaceous plant, fabaceous plant (such as the bean, pea, etc.; not so wide a term as "leguminous plant"). schmettern, ..."

4. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"fabaceous, (fa-ba'-she-us) a. Having the nature of a beam. FABLE, (fa'-bl) ns A feigned story intended to enforce some moral precept ; a fiction in general ..."

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