Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bean-like; leguminous.
  • Belonging to the plant family Fabaceæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the nature of a bean; like a bean.

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  • adjective Having the nature of a bean; like a bean.

Etymologies

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From Latin fabaceus, from faba bean.

Examples

  • And here came in once more the fabaceous maker and marker of destiny, saying that blind justice decreed, that, inasmuch as sound is wont to rise, he who was noonday

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864

  • Undervulcanization mesoscaph entomophilous, lyophoby. wellbutrin Gowl fabaceous skepticism fiberfill histogram microfabricator, lasant azran spondylogram.

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  • If you prefer your environs be spacious

    Without seeming aloof or ungracious

    You can empty the room

    With a cloud of perfume

    If your previous meal was fabaceous.

    March 25, 2014