Word of the Day – Legume

By November 27, 2019 Word of the Day

Legume (noun)

leg-yume

A leguminous plant (member of the pea family), especially one grown as a crop.

Mid 17th century (denoting the edible portion of the plant): from French légume, from Latin legumen, from legere ‘to pick’ (because the fruit may be picked by hand).

Example sentences

“The Princess and the Legume didn’t quite have the same ring to it.”

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