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fabaceous

fa·ba·ceous
F f

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fuh-bey-shuh s]
    • /fəˈbeɪ ʃəs/
    • /fabˈeɪʃəs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fuh-bey-shuh s]
    • /fəˈbeɪ ʃəs/

Definitions of fabaceous word

  • adjective fabaceous belonging to the Fabaceae, an alternative name for the plant family Leguminosae. 1
  • noun fabaceous Having the nature of a bean; like a bean. 1
  • adjective fabaceous of the legume order of plants; leguminous 0

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Origin of fabaceous

First appearance:

before 1720
One of the 49% newest English words
1720-30; < New Latin Fabace(ae) (Fab(a) the type genus (Latin: bean) + -aceae -aceae) + -ous

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Parts of speech for Fabaceous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fabaceous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fabaceous usage trend in Literature

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