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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Leguminous  \Le*gu"mi*nous\  (-m[i^]*n[u^]s),  a.  [Cf.  F. 
  l['e]gumineux.] 
  1.  Pertaining  to  pulse;  consisting  of  pulse. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  Belonging  to  or  resembling,  a  very  large  natural 
  order  of  plants  ({Leguminos[ae]}),  which  bear  legumes, 
  including  peas,  beans,  clover,  locust  trees,  acacias,  and 
  mimosas. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  leguminous 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  consisting  of  legumes 




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