leguminous plant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n leguminous plant an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
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Usage

In literature:

A cultivated leguminous plant.
"Folklore of the Santal Parganas" by Cecil Henry Bompas
This again brings us to the starchy products of the leguminous plants.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The seeds of several species of leguminous plants.
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
These are the leguminous plants; such as clover, beans, cowpeas, alfalfa, soy bean, etc.
"The First Book of Farming" by Charles L. Goodrich
A leguminous crop plant which attains a height of four feet or more.
"A Bird Calendar for Northern India" by Douglas Dewar
In most cases little fertilization is needed except the planting of clover or some other leguminous crop.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
How important it is then to grow these leguminous plants!
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
The Lupines are distinguished among leguminous plants by their strong, erect, branching habit of growth.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
RED CLOVER is an artificial grass of the leguminous family, and one of the most valuable cultivated plants for feeding to dairy cows.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
So it is with leguminous plants, as beans and peas.
"The Desert Home" by Mayne Reid
The turnip and some of the leguminous plants also contain it abundantly.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
Hence leguminous plants are essential in all rotation of crops.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
It feeds on Bird's-foot Trefoil and other leguminous plants.
"British Butterfiles" by W. S. Coleman
ARACHIS (ar'a-kis), a genus of leguminous plants much cultivated in warm climates, and esteemed a valuable article of food.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
BEAN, a name given to several kinds of leguminous seeds and the plants producing them, probably originally belonging to Asia.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Many leguminous plants, such as alfalfa, cowpeas, peanut vines, etc., may be cut fine and used as an absorbent for molasses.
"The Philippine Agricultural Review" by Various
DESMO'DIUM, a large genus of leguminous plants, sub-ord.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
As is well known the leaflets of Cassia, like other leguminous plants, close at night.
"Butterflies Worth Knowing" by Clarence M. Weed
The principal products are barley, oats, rye, wheat, maize and leguminous plants.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
Seventeen genera of leguminous plants have tree representatives within the United States.
"Trees Worth Knowing" by Julia Ellen Rogers
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