Definition of

Fabaceae

  1. (noun, plant) a large family of trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs bearing bean pods; divided for convenience into the subfamilies Caesalpiniaceae; Mimosaceae; Papilionaceae

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Alternate forms of Fabaceae

Hypernyms: rosid dicot family

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Genus Rhynia

type genus of the Rhyniaceae; small leafless dichotomously branching fossil plants with terminal sporangia and smooth branching rhizomes