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Definition of legume noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

legume

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈlɛɡyum//
 
, NAmE//lɪˈɡyum//
 
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any plant that has seeds in long pods. peas and beans are legumes.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: legume