bean family

Related to bean family: legume family, Sawney

bean family

n.
The pea family.
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The flame tree, also known as royal poinciana or flamboyant, is a member of the bean family and is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful tropical trees in the world.
Bean died at Texas' Houston Methodist Hospital after he suddenly fell ill while travelling in Indiana a fortnight prior, NASA said in an obituary released on the Bean family's behalf.
Active in social, music and legal activities in Manchester and the Seacoast, for years Connor lived in the North End Manchester home that had been the residence of the Bean family, who endowed the Bean Foundation.
But the Federal Election Commission limits individual contributions to $5,000 in a single year, meaning the Bean family gave too much money toward Trump under federal law. The Associated Press revealed Linda Bean's contribution last week.
de Candolle) is an herbaceous perennial member of the Bean family (Fabaceae).
Peas (Pisum sativum) are a member of the Leguminosae or Fabaceae family, commonly known as Pea or Bean family. It is the third largest plant family and contains close to 20,000 species worldwide of economic and ornamental importance.
Several comments were received from the floor, including a history of Bean Park, and its deeding to the Town of Paris by the Bean family.
By day she was a lady of the Scottish Court, by night she was a murdering cannibalistic madam who killed and ate her rich conquests thereby hoarding her victim's riches - her fascination stemming from the infamous Bean family.
"The most obvious is for trees in the bean family (Fabaceae), a major group in tropical forests that fix their own nitrogen in association with soil bacteria.
Researchers first looked at whether a plant in the bean family, Medicago truncatula, could distinguish between different closely related fungi known to provide different amounts of phosphorus to partners.