pea plant

pea plant
a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
Syn: ↑pea
Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Pisum, ↑genus Pisum
Part Meronyms: ↑pea

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  • field-pea plant — noun variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage • Syn: ↑field pea, ↑Austrian winter pea, ↑Pisum sativum arvense, ↑Pisum arvense • Hypernyms: ↑pea, ↑pea plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • garden pea plant — noun plant producing peas usually eaten fresh rather than dried • Syn: ↑garden pea, ↑common pea, ↑Pisum sativum • Hypernyms: ↑pea, ↑pea plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Pisum, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • pigeon-pea plant — noun tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics • Syn: ↑pigeon pea, ↑cajan pea, ↑catjang pea, ↑red gram, ↑dhal, ↑dahl, ↑Cajanus cajan • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea-straw — see ↑pease straw under ↑pease1 • • • Main Entry: ↑pea peaseˈ straw or peaˈ straw noun The stems and leaves of the pea plant after the peas have been picked • • • Main Entry: ↑pease …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea|stick — «PEE STIHK», noun. a stake upon which a pea plant is trained: »A generous growth of chickweed et al. around the stems of peas gives support before their tendrils have obtained a firm hold on peasticks (Punch) …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea — pea1 pealike, adj. /pee/, n., pl. peas, (Archaic or Brit. Dial.) pease; adj. n. 1. the round, edible seed of a widely cultivated plant, Pisum sativum, of the legume family. 2. the plant itself. 3. the green, somewhat inflated pod of this plant. 4 …   Universalium

  • pea weevil — noun larvae live in and feed on seeds of the pea plant • Syn: ↑Bruchus pisorum • Hypernyms: ↑seed beetle, ↑seed weevil • Member Holonyms: ↑Bruchus, ↑genus Bruchus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea weevil — a seed beetle, Bruchus pisorum, the larvae of which live in and feed on the seeds of the pea plant. [1835 45, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pea pod — noun a) The pod of the pea plant, that holds the seeds (the peas) until they ripen b) The pod and its contents as a vegetable; the mangetout …   Wiktionary

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