a. like a bean.

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  • Fabaceous — Fa*ba ceous (f[.a]*b[=a] sh[u^]s), a. [L. fabaceus, fr. faba bean.] Having the nature of a bean; like a bean. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fabaceous — [fə bā′shəs] adj. [L fabaceus < faba, BEAN] of the legume order of plants; leguminous …   English World dictionary

  • fabaceous — āshəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin fabaceus, from Latin faba bean + aceus aceous 1. : of or relating to the Leguminosae : leguminous 2. : relating to, like, or being a bean * * * /feuh bay sheuhs/, adj. bel …   Useful english dictionary

  • fabaceous — /feuh bay sheuhs/, adj. belonging to the Fabaceae, an alternative name for the plant family Leguminosae. Cf. legume family. [1720 30; < NL Fabace(ae) (Fab(a) the type genus (L: bean) + aceae ACEAE) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • fabaceous — adjective Having the nature of a bean; like a bean …   Wiktionary

  • fabaceous — adj. of the pea family (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fabaceous — fa·ba·ceous …   English syllables

  • fabaceous — /fæˈbeɪʃəs/ (say fa bayshuhs) adjective of or relating to, or like, a bean …   Australian-English dictionary

  • fabaceous plants — ankštiniai augalai statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ankštis išauginantys pupinių (Fabaceae), mimozinių (Mimosaceae) ir cezalpinijinių (Caesalpiniaceae) šeimų augalai. atitikmenys: angl. fabaceous plants rus. бобовые растения …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • Araroba — Ar a*ro ba, n. [Tupi.] 1. Goa powder. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A fabaceous tree of Brazil ({Centrolobium robustum}) having handsomely striped wood; called also {zebrawood}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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