Associations to the word «Fabaceae»

Wiktionary

FABACEAE, proper noun. A taxonomic family within the order Fabales   — the legumes.

Dictionary definition

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

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats