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Leguminous

Leguminous
1. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse.
2. (Science: botany) Belonging to, or resembling, a very large natural order of plants (Leguminosae), which bear legumes, including peas, beans, clover, locust trees, acacias, and mimosas.
Origin: cf. F. Legumineux.


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