1. [ noun ] (biology,botany) a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae
Synonyms: family_Leguminosae family_Fabaceae legume_family pea_family Leguminosae
Related terms: rosid_dicot_family Rosales legume genus_Melilotus Centrolobium Brya locust_tree Swainsona Trifolium Mimosaceae Physostigma Mimosoideae Caesalpiniaceae Caesalpinioideae Hymenaea Tamarindus Papilionaceae Papilionoideae wild_pea bean Coumarouna Arachis