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noun as in vegetable

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Along with his vegetable crops and cannabis, Stein plants grasses and legumes, including oats, beans, and peas.

The next day, drain the legumes almost completely, leaving the last few trickles of water behind.

Lay the container on its side on a rimmed baking sheet, propping the bottom of the container on the rim of the baking sheet so it gently slopes downward and the legumes fall naturally into a shallow, even layer in the container.

Protein is a necessary part of the human diet and most commonly found in fish or meat dishes, though it’s also a primary part of some nuts and legumes.

Mediterranean dietEmphasis on fruits, veggies, whole grains, olive oil, beans, nuts, legumes, fish and other seafood.

If you can find it, opt for a soup with a legume base like lentil or black bean.

A perfectly roasted legume has a compact crunch that absorbs any flavoring you coat it with.

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

Carefully dig up a root of clover, cowpea, soy bean or other legume and wash the soil from it.

Now look at the ovules or seeds of the locust, and you will see that they are arranged in a pod or legume like those of the pea.

A short, non-legume sod rotation is an efficient means of building up a depleted orchard soil.

Legume and cream soups will furnish a satisfactory meal by themselves.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to legume, such as: herb, produce, salad, edible, green, and greens.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.