1. [ noun ] (botany) erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
Synonyms: soya soybean soya_bean soybean_plant soja soja_bean soy
Related terms: legume Glycine soy soy
Similar spelling:   glucinium