legume

[ leg-yoom, li-gyoom ]SEE DEFINITION OF legume
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The pod or legume, which splits into two valves, with placenta on one side.

The legume has only one or two seeds, and it is so small as generally to be hidden by the calyx.

Legume, a simple pod which dehisces in two pieces, like that of the Pea, 122.

Pod, specially a legume, 122; also may be applied to any sort of capsule.

Legume, a plant belonging to the bean, pea and clover family.

Specimens were found in the daytime in stumps, dead cacti, and the hollow branches of the legume, Apoplanesia paniculata.

The maintenance of fertility is dependent much upon the use of a legume that will furnish nitrogen from the air.

We do not really need to know why an occasional soil is supplied with the bacteria of a legume new to it.

It is a winter annual, and being a legume, it has special value as a fertilizing crop.

The surface of the land is in good tilth, especially if the legume was planted in rows so that cultivation could be given.

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