pigeon pea

Definitions of pigeon pea
  1. noun
    tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
    synonyms: Cajanus cajan, cajan pea, catjang pea, dahl, dhal, pigeon-pea plant, red gram
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    type of:
    bush, shrub
    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
  2. noun
    small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
    synonyms: cajan pea, dahl
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    type of:
    seed of a pea plant used for food
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