- 1A spherical green seed that is widely eaten as a vegetable.More example sentences
- Crops of good home-grown vegetables - fresh green peas, broad beans and courgettes - are plentiful at this time of year.
- The vegetables were new potatoes and fresh green peas.
- Other good sources are asparagus, oats, whole wheat and fresh green peas.
- 2The hardy Eurasian climbing plant that yields pods containing these seeds.
More example sentences
- Pisum sativum, family Leguminosae (or Fabaceae; the pea family). The members of this family (known as legumes) are sometimes divided among three smaller families: Papilionaceae (peas, beans, clovers, vetches, brooms, laburnums, etc.), Mimosaceae (mimosas, acacias), and Caesalpiniaceae (cassia, carob, and many tropical timber trees)
- Early next month, before temperatures drop too much, seed cover crops such as clover, peas or vetch to enrich the soil.
- He can then inform the farmers of the potential risk from the disease if they plant peas in that area.
- There are dwarf plants that don't need support, but most peas need a trellis or fence to climb on.
like peas (or two peas) in a pod
- So similar as to be indistinguishable or nearly so.More example sentences
- She and I are two peas in a pod and are working on an official dance when someone buys binoculars at our booth.
- Japanese consumers no longer want to look like and shop like peas in a pod.
- Alyssa and Adrian are so close they're like two peas in a pod.
mid 17th century: back-formation from pease (interpreted as plural).
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