[li-gyoo-muh n]

noun Biochemistry.

a globulin obtained from the seeds of leguminous and other plants.

Origin of legumin

First recorded in 1830–40; legume + -in2
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a protein obtained mainly from the seeds of leguminous plants

Word Origin for legumin

C19: from legume
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