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Definition 1: a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for leguminosae in the sense of this definition

(leguminosae is a kind of ...) a family of dicotyledonous plants

(leguminosae is a member of ...) African woody vines: calabar beans

(leguminosae is a member of ...) spiny trees, shrubs, or perennial herbs, including the genera Caesalpinia, Cassia, Ceratonia, Bauhinia; commonly included in the family Leguminosae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) alternative name in some classification systems for the family Caesalpiniaceae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) any of various hardwood trees of the family Leguminosae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) widely cultivated tropical trees originally of Africa

(leguminosae is a member of ...) leguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas; commonly included in the family Leguminosae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) any of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vines

(leguminosae is a member of ...) any of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods

(leguminosae is a member of ...) alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Mimosaceae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) family of spiny woody plants (usually shrubs or small trees) whose leaves mimic animals in sensitivity to touch; commonly included in the family Leguminosae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae

(leguminosae is a member of ...) a genus of plants with pods that ripen underground (see peanut)

(leguminosae is a member of ...) genus of prickly shrubs and small trees of the Caribbean region; source of a durable hardwood

(leguminosae is a member of ...) a genus of Centrolobium

(leguminosae is a member of ...) tropical American trees: tonka beans

(leguminosae is a member of ...) genus of tropical American timber trees

(leguminosae is a member of ...) Old World herbs: the sweet clovers

(leguminosae is a member of ...) a genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs: darling peas

(leguminosae is a member of ...) any leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets

(... is a member of leguminosae) in some classifications this category does not include Leguminosae

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