HyperDic: leguminous_plant

English > 1 sense of the expression leguminous plant:
NOUNplantleguminous plant, legumean erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
English > leguminous plant: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae.
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

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