HyperDic: legume

English > 3 senses of the word legume:
NOUNplantlegume, leguminous plantan erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
plantlegumethe 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
foodlegumethe seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
legume > pronunciation
Soundsleh'gyuw.m
Rhymesabloom ... zoom: 56 rhymes with uwm...
English > legume: 3 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae.
Synonymleguminous plant
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
PartslegumeThe 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
Narroweradzuki bean, adsuki bean, Vigna angularis, Phaseolus angularisbushy annual widely grown in China and Japan for the flour made from its seeds
asparagus bean, yard-long bean, Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis, Vigna sesquipedalisSouth American bean having very long succulent pods
bean, bean plantAny of various leguminous plants grown for their edible seeds and pods
chickpea, chickpea plant, Egyptian pea, Cicer arietinumAsiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
cowpea, cowpea plant, black-eyed pea, Vigna unguiculata, Vigna sinensissprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
guar, cluster bean, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus, Cyamopsis psoraloidesdrought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material
horse gram, horse grain, poor man's pulse, Macrotyloma uniflorum, Dolichos biflorusTwining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder
lentil, lentil plant, Lens culinarisWidely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder
locoweed, crazyweed, crazy weedAny of several leguminous plants of western North America causing locoism in livestock
moth bean, Vigna aconitifolia, Phaseolus aconitifoliusEast Indian legume having hairy foliage and small yellow flowers followed by cylindrical pods
mung, mung bean, mung bean plant, Vigna radiata, Phaseolus aureusErect bushy annual widely cultivated in warm regions / regions of India and Indonesia and United States for forage and especially its edible seeds
pea, pea plantA leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
peanut, peanut vine, Arachis hypogaeaWidely cultivated American plant cultivated in tropical and warm regions
sesbaniaAny of various plants of the genus Sesbania having pinnate leaves and large showy pea-like flowers
snailflower, snail-flower, snail flower, snail bean, corkscrew flower, Vigna caracalla, Phaseolus caracallaperennial tropical American vine cultivated for its racemes of showy yellow and purple flowers having the corolla keel coiled like a snail shell
soy, soya, soybean, soya bean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine maxErect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers
vetchAny of various climbing plants of the genus Vicia having pinnately compound leaves that terminate in tendrils and small variously colored flowers
wild peaAny of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vines
BroaderclimberA vine or climbing plant that readily grows up a support or over other plants
herb, herbaceous plantA plant lacking a permanent woody stem
Spanishlegumbre, leguminosa, planta leguminosa
Catalanplanta lleguminosa
Adjectivesleguminousrelating to or consisting of legumes
English > legume: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningThe 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.
Part oflegume, leguminous plantAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Narrowerchickpea, garbanzoThe seed of the chickpea plant
cowpea, black-eyed peafruit or seed of the cowpea plant
field peaseed of the field pea plant
lentilThe fruit or seed of a lentil plant
peaThe fruit or seed of a pea plant
Broaderpod, seedpodA several-seeded dehiscent fruit as e.g. of a leguminous plant
Spanishlegumbre
English > legume: 3 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningThe seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils).
Narrowerbean, edible beanAny of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
black-eyed pea, cowpeaEaten fresh as shell beans or dried
chickpea, garbanzolarge white roundish Asiatic legume
lentilround flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
peaseed of a pea plant used for food
pulseedible seeds of various pod-bearing plants (peas or beans or lentils etc.)
Broadervegetable, veggie, vegedible seeds or roots or stems or leaves or bulbs or tubers or nonsweet fruits of any of numerous herbaceous plant
SubstancesproteinAny of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells
Spanishlegumbre
Catalanllegum

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