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 legume legume

noun

  • () an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae  ( leguminous plant, legume )
    an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
  • the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)  ( legume )
    the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
  • the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case  ( legume )
    the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case