pea plant

Definitions of pea plant
  1. noun
    a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
    synonyms: pea
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    Pisum sativum, common pea, garden pea, garden pea plant
    plant producing peas usually eaten fresh rather than dried
    Pisum sativum macrocarpon, edible-pod pea, edible-podded pea
    a variety of pea plant producing peas having soft thick edible pods lacking the fibrous inner lining of the common pea
    Austrian winter pea, Pisum arvense, Pisum sativum arvense, field pea, field-pea plant
    variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage
    snow pea, sugar pea
    variety of pea plant producing peas having thin flat edible pods
    snap pea, sugar snap pea
    variety of pea plant producing peas having crisp rounded edible pods
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    legume, leguminous plant
    an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
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