Definition of Leguminous

1. Adjective. Relating to or consisting of legumes.

Partainyms: Legume
Derivative terms: Legume



Definition of Leguminous

1. a. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse.

Definition of Leguminous

1. Adjective. of the ''Leguminosae'' family of peas, beans etc ¹

2. Adjective. resembling a legume ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Leguminous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Leguminous

1. 1. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse. 2. 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. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leguminous

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

Literary usage of Leguminous

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"leguminous Crops and the Acquisition of Nitrogen.—The fact that the growth of a leguminous crop, such as red clover, leaves the soil in a higher condition ..."

2. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1878)
"leguminous Crops and Soil Nitrogen. Referring to the fact that leguminous ... In discussing the well-known fact that leguminous crops receive less benefit ..."

3. Peach-growing by H. P. Gould (1918)
"The leguminous crops, those which gather nitrogen from the air, ... leguminous crops As a rule, leguminous crops, to do best, need a fairly good supply of ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1890)
""On the Tubercles on the Roots of leguminous Plants, with special reference to the Pea and the Bean." By H. MARSHALL WARD, MA, FRS, FLS, late Fellow of ..."

5. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"Vll leguminous FORAGE CROPS I. GENERAL CHARACTERS 127. ... The leguminous forage plants cultivated in America comprise for the most part clover (Trifolium), ..."

6. Productive Feeding of Farm Animals by Fritz Wilhelm Woll (1916)
"Hay from leguminous crops is nearly twice as rich as that from grasses, and larger crops per acre are also obtained than from grasses. ..."

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