HyperDic: papilionaceae

English > 1 sense of the word Papilionaceae:
NOUNplantPapilionaceae, family Papilionacealeguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas
English > Papilionaceae: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningleguminous plants whose flowers have butterfly-shaped corollas; commonly included in the family Leguminosae.
Synonymfamily Papilionacea
Member ofLeguminosae, family Leguminosae, Fabaceae, family Fabaceae, legume family, pea familyA large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods
Broaderrosid dicot familyA family of dicotyledonous plants

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