Definition of leguminoid in English:

leguminoid

adjective

Botany
  • Of, relating to, or designating the legume family (Leguminosae or Fabaceae); resembling or shaped like an edible seed or fruit, especially a bean, of a leguminous plant.

Origin

Early 19th century. From classical Latin legūmin-, legūmen legumen + -oid.

Pronunciation

leguminoid

/lɪˈɡjuːmɪnɔɪd/