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1. legume

noun. ['ˈlɛgˌjuːm'] an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae.

Synonyms

  • pea plant
  • asparagus bean
  • wild pea
  • chickpea
  • horse grain
  • lentil
  • Lens culinaris
  • yard-long bean
  • Cicer arietinum
  • soja bean
  • bean
  • peanut
  • crazy weed
  • Dolichos biflorus
  • snail bean
  • snail flower
  • locoweed
  • soja
  • black-eyed pea
  • climber
  • moth bean
  • mung
  • Phaseolus caracalla
  • Leguminosae
  • Fabaceae
  • Glycine max
  • family Fabaceae
  • lentil plant
  • Cyamopsis tetragonolobus
  • pea
  • Vigna unguiculata sesquipedalis
  • herbaceous plant
  • Vigna unguiculata
  • family Leguminosae
  • leguminous plant
  • mung bean
  • soya bean
  • cowpea
  • pea family
  • snailflower
  • poor man's pulse
  • Vigna radiata
  • chickpea plant
  • peanut vine
  • Cyamopsis psoraloides
  • Phaseolus angularis
  • corkscrew flower
  • legume family
  • Vigna sesquipedalis
  • Egyptian pea
  • bean plant
  • vetch
  • Vigna caracalla
  • horse gram
  • adzuki bean
  • Arachis hypogaea
  • cowpea plant
  • Phaseolus aconitifolius
  • crazyweed
  • herb
  • cluster bean
  • Macrotyloma uniflorum
  • sesbania
  • Vigna angularis
  • soybean
  • adsuki bean
  • golden gram
  • soy
  • Vigna aconitifolia
  • soybean plant
  • green gram
  • Phaseolus aureus
  • guar
  • snail-flower
  • Vigna sinensis

Etymology

  • légume (French)
  • legumen (Latin)

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Rhymes with Legume

  • backroom
  • ballroom
  • barroom
  • bathroom
  • bedroom
  • boardroom
  • bridegroom
  • busboom
  • classroom
  • cloakroom
  • cornblume
  • courtroom
  • daremblum
  • darkroom
  • elbowroom
  • feldblum
  • handloom
  • headroom
  • heirloom
  • lindbloom

How do you pronounce legume?

Pronounce legume as ˈlɛˌgjum.

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Sentences with legume


1. Adjective
Peas are a member of the legume family.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Peanuts are often grouped together with nuts, but the Cleveland Clinic says that they're actually a legume.

2. legume

noun. ['ˈlɛgˌjuːm'] the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils).

Synonyms

  • black-eyed pea
  • pea
  • edible bean
  • bean
  • protein
  • chickpea
  • pulse
  • veg
  • cowpea
  • lentil
  • veggie
  • vegetable

Etymology

  • légume (French)
  • legumen (Latin)

3. legume

noun. ['ˈlɛgˌjuːm'] the 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.

Synonyms

  • black-eyed pea
  • field pea
  • pea
  • seedpod
  • leguminous plant
  • chickpea
  • cowpea
  • lentil
  • pod

Etymology

  • légume (French)
  • legumen (Latin)
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