1. Pertaining to pulse; consisting of pulse.

2. <botany> Belonging to, or resembling, a very large natural order of plants (Leguminosae), which bear legumes, including peas, beans, clover, locust trees, acacias, and mimosas.

Origin: Cf. F. Legumineux.

(01 Mar 1998)

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