pea definition

  • noun:
    • A member associated with pea family.
    • A Eurasian climbing yearly vine (Pisum sativum) cultivated in all temperate zones, having mixture leaves with terminal leaflets changed into tendrils and globose, delicious seeds enclosed in a green, elongated pod.
    • The seed of this plant, utilized as a vegetable.
    • The unopened pods for this plant.
    • Any of a number of plants associated with genus Lathyrus, like the sweet-pea or perhaps the coastline pea.
    • A plant, member of the legume (Fabaceae) family
    • The edible seed of some of these flowers
    • A ball traveling at high-velocity
    • The sliding body weight on a steelyard.
    • See peak, n., 3.
    • A plant, and its fresh fruit, associated with the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. This has a papilionaceous flower, plus the pericarp is a legume, popularly called a pod.
    • A name given, especially in the Southern States, towards the seed of several leguminous plants (types of Dolichos, Cicer, Abrus, etc.) esp. those having a scar (hilum) of a new shade from the remaining portion of the seed.
    • The seed of a yearly sturdy; leguminous vine, Pisum sativum; additionally, the vine it self.
    • Pea-spawn of a fish. See spawn.
    • plural Canned peas ready in France, reputed to-be more advanced than those canned in other countries.
    • Heisteria coccinea (French pois perdrix). See Heisteria.
    • A peafowl.
    • inside manufacture of sulphuric acid, the workman's title for a fragment of metal pyrites, from an eighth to a half inches in diameter.
    • the total amount or sliding body weight used on a steelyard.
    • Inside Western Indies, Dolichos sphærospermus. Each of the plants bear white beans having a black spot round the hilum.
    • a leguminous plant associated with genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
    • seed of a pea plant employed for food
    • the fresh fruit or seed of a pea plant

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