Definition of Leguminous plant

1. Noun. An erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leguminous Plant

legs
legs eleven
legspinner
legspinners
leguaan
leguaans
leguleian
leguleians
legume
legume family
legumes
legumin
leguminious
leguminivorous
leguminous
leguminous plant (current term)
legumins
legwarmer
legwarmers
legwear
legwears
legwork
legworks
lehayim
lehayims
lehendakari
lehenga
lehengas
lehnerite
lehnga

Literary usage of Leguminous plant

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1. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"Seguidillas, a leguminous plant with edible pods, which Antigonon ... A twining leguminous plant with pinnate leaves and large showy deep-blue flowers. ..."

2. Proceedings of the International Conference on Plant Hardiness and by Daniel Hall (1912)
"... do fix the atmospheric nitrogen by the help of certain bacteria living in symbiosis upon the root of the leguminous plant The leguminous plant, however, ..."

3. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"These involution forms (' bacteroids ') are then used by the leguminous plant as proteid reserves, that is to say, they are broken down and employed in the ..."

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