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legume

leg·ume

legume

 
pronunciation:
le gyum
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: any of the family of plants that grow their seeds and fruit in pods. Beans and peas are legumes.
 
similar words:
pulse
definition 2: the pods, seeds, or fruits of such a plant that can be eaten.
similar words:
pulse
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