Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

Etymologies

From Latin fabaceus, from faba bean. (Wiktionary)

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