Legume

Many varieties of soybean.

A legume is a type of dry fruit usually produced by plants in the family Fabaceae. Legumes can be a variety of fruits: peas and beans are types of legumes.

What legumes have in common

Legumes grow from the carpel, the female reproductive part of a plant. The fruit of a legume is found inside a pod that can be split on both sides. However, there are some foods that grow inside pods that are not legumes.

Peas inside their pods.
Other Languages
Afrikaans: Peulgewas
العربية: بقل
aragonés: Legumbre
asturianu: Llegume
Bân-lâm-gú: Ngeh-kó
български: Бобови култури
català: Llegum
čeština: Luštěniny
Deutsch: Hülsenfrucht
dolnoserbski: Łušćinowy płod
eesti: Kaunvili
Ελληνικά: Όσπρια
emiliàn e rumagnòl: Scurnècia
English: Legume
español: Legumbre
Esperanto: Guŝo
euskara: Lekale
فارسی: حبوبات
français: Gousse
Gaeilge: Léagúm
galego: Legume
ગુજરાતી: કઠોળ
hornjoserbsce: Łušćinowy płód
Bahasa Indonesia: Kacang-kacangan
interlingua: Legumine
italiano: Baccello
Kiswahili: Jamii kunde
Latina: Legumen
latviešu: Pākšaugi
Bahasa Melayu: Kekacang
монгол: Буурцаг
नेपाल भाषा: बूबः
日本語: 豆果
norsk: Belgfrukt
norsk nynorsk: Belgfrukt
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Dukkakli don ekinlari
português: Legume
Runa Simi: Chaqallu
संस्कृतम्: राजशिम्बी
Scots: Legume
sicilianu: Vaiana
سنڌي: دال
slovenčina: Strukovina
српски / srpski: Махунарке
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Mahuna
ไทย: ถั่ว
українська: Бобові культури
Tiếng Việt: Legume
Winaray: Legume
粵語:
žemaitėška: Brondėnis augals
中文: 荚果