field pea

Definitions of field pea
  1. noun
    variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage
    synonyms: Austrian winter pea, Pisum arvense, Pisum sativum arvense, field-pea plant
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    type of:
    pea, pea plant
    a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
  2. noun
    seed of the field pea plant
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    type of:
    the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case
  3. noun
    coarse small-seeded pea often used as food when young and tender
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    type of:
    seed of a pea plant used for food
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