Definition of "fabaceae" []

  • A large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniacea; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae. (noun)

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Use "fabaceae" in a sentence
  • "Many species of the genus Lonchocarpus are endemic to the Balsas region, and the largest of the guaje rojo trees (Leucaena esculenta) is found only in this habitat, as well as the endemic fabaceae Macroptilium pedatum."