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Leguminous

Leguminous 1. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse. 2. (Science: botany) Belonging to, or resembling, a very large... Read More

Nitrogen fixation

Definition noun The conversion of atmospheric nitrogen (N2) into a more usable form by natural means, such as by the... Read More

Legumes

Legumes Definition Legumes (singular: legume) are plants belonging to the family Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Leguminosae is... Read More

Bean

Bean 1. (Science: botany) a name given to the seed of certain leguminous herbs, chiefly of the genera Faba, phaseolus, and... Read More

Pea

pea 1. (Science: botany) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a... Read More

Pencil

pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More

Lotus

Lotus 1. (Science: botany) a name of several kinds of water lilies; as Nelumbium speciosum, used in religious ceremonies,... Read More

Lectin

Lectin (Science: plant biology) proteins obtained particularly from the seeds of leguminous plants, but also from many other... Read More

Pencils

pencil 1. A small, fine brush of hair or bristles used by painters for laying on colours. With subtile pencil depainted was... Read More

Hyacinth

Hyacinth 1. (Science: botany) a bulbous plant of the genus Hyacinthus, bearing beautiful spikes of fragrant flowers. H.... Read More

Tare

tare 1. A weed that grows among wheat and other grain; alleged by modern naturalists to be the lolium temulentum, or darnel.... Read More

Pod

Pod (Science: botany) 1. A leguminous fruit. A two-valved seed Vessel. A dehiscent fruit or pericarp containing multiple... Read More

Papilionaceous

papilionaceous 1. Resembling the butterfly. 2. (Science: botany) Having a winged corolla somewhat resembling a butterfly, as... Read More

Brazil wood

Brazil wood 1. The wood of the oriental Caesalpinia Sapan; so called before the discovery of America. 2. A very heavy wood... Read More

Nif gene

Definition noun, plural: nif genes The complex of genes encoding enzymes involved in the fixation of atmospheric... Read More

String

string 1. To furnish with strings; as, to string a violin. Has not wise nature strung the legs and feet With firmest nerves,... Read More

Rushes

rush 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of... Read More

Rush

rush 1. A moving forward with rapidity and force or eagerness; a violent motion or course; as, a rush of troops; a rush of... Read More

Eubacteria

Eubacteria are prokaryotic microorganisms consisting of a single cell lacking a nucleus and containing DNA is a single... Read More

Sensitive

sensitive 1. Having sense of feeling; possessing or exhibiting the capacity of receiving impressions from external objects;... Read More

Nitrogen

Definition noun plural: nitrogens ni·tro·gen, ˈnɐɪtʰɹədʒən (biochemistry) A colorless, odorless, gaseous... Read More

Peanut

peanut (Science: botany) The fruit of a trailing leguminous plant (Arachis hypogaea); also, the plant itself, which is... Read More

Diazotroph

Definition noun, plural: diazotrophs A microorganism capable of assimilating and fixing atmospheric nitrogen... Read More