Definition of Legume family

1. Noun. A large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legume Family

legos
legplate
legrandite
legroom
legrooms
legrope
legs
legs eleven
legspinner
legspinners
leguaan
leguaans
leguleian
leguleians
legume
legume family (current term)
legumes
legumin
leguminious
leguminivorous
leguminous
leguminous plant
legumins
legwarmer
legwarmers
legwear
legwears
legwork
legworks
lehayim

Literary usage of Legume family

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1. Productive Plant Husbandry: A Text-book for High Schools, Including Plant by Kary Cadmus Davis (1917)
"Members of the legume family, if supplied with the nitrogen-gathering bacteria, will not only secure their supply of nitrogen from the air, but will also ..."

2. Science of Plant Life: A High School Botany Treating of the Plant and Its by Edgar Nelson Transeau (1919)
"The legume family. The legumes received their name FIG. 186. ... There are several reasons for the great importance of the legume family: (i) beans, ..."

3. Bacteria in Relation to Country Life by Jacob Goodale Lipman (1908)
"Over and above all these advantages, common to all green-manuring crops, those of the legume family possess the additional advantage of adding nitrogen to ..."

4. Bacteria in Relation to Country Life by Jacob Goodale Lipman (1908)
"Over and above all these advantages, common to all green-manuring crops, those of the legume family possess the additional advantage of adding nitrogen to ..."

5. ...Nature-study Agriculture: A Textbook for Beginners by William Thompson Skilling (1920)
"But when plants of the legume family were tested, it was discovered that they ... Why plants of the legume family can grow in poor soil Nitrogen- fixing ..."

6. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"... plant that can make use of this infinite store of nitrogen floating above you. You say, what is a legume? Well the pulse a legume family is the biggest ..."

7. Productive Farm Crops by Edward Gerrard Montgomery (1916)
"State the important facts about the legume family. '2. How is the pea family separated from the rest? 3. From what does it derive its name, legume? 4. ..."

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