nonleguminous


nonleguminous

adjective

  1. pertaining to, of the nature of, or bearing legumes.
  2. belonging to the Leguminosae.

adjective

  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Fabaceae (formerly Leguminosae), a family of flowering plants having pods (or legumes) as fruits and root nodules enabling storage of nitrogen-rich material: includes peas, beans, clover, gorse, acacia, and carob

adj.early 15c., from Latin legumen (see legume) + -ous.

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