Definition of sugar snap in English:

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sugar snap

(also sugar snap pea)


A snow pea, especially of a variety with distinctively thick and rounded pods.
Example sentences
  • One variety popular in England at the time was the sugar pea, also called snap pea and mange-tout.
  • After producing snow peas for only one year, many contract farmers in Timau suddenly had to switch to sugar snap in 1995 because demand for snow peas dropped.
  • The farmers grew a mixture of export crops including mange tout peas, sugar snap peas and baby corn.

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Syllabification: sug·ar snap

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