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pea British & World English

A spherical green seed which is eaten as a vegetable

field pea British & World English

A pea plant of a variety grown chiefly for stockfeed or as green manure

glory pea British & World English

Another term for clianthus.

grass pea British & World English

A plant of the pea family which is cultivated as food for animals and humans, though excessive consumption can lead to lathyrism

pea bean British & World English

A variety of kidney bean with small rounded seeds

pea-brain British & World English

A stupid person

pea crab British & World English

A minute soft-bodied crab that lives inside the shell of a bivalve mollusc, where it filters food particles from the water drawn into the shell by its host

pea-eater British & World English

A farm animal which has been poisoned as a result of eating Darling pea, a poisonous plant of the Swainsona genus

pea flour British & World English

Flour made from dried split peas

pea green British & World English

A bright green colour like that of a pea

pea soup British & World English

Soup made from peas, especially a thick, yellow soup made from dried split peas

pea tree British & World English

A shrub or small tree with yellow pea-like flowers, native to Siberia and grown as an ornamental

snap pea British & World English

Another term for sugar snap.

snow pea British & World English

Another term for mangetout.

split pea British & World English

A pea dried and split in half for cooking

sweet pea British & World English

A climbing plant of the pea family, widely cultivated for its colourful fragrant flowers

pea green New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(two words, hyphen when attributive)

garden pea British & World English

A variety of pea grown for food

pea flower British & World English

A flower that is characteristic of many leguminous plants and typified by that of the pea

pea jacket British & World English

A short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woollen cloth, formerly worn by sailors

pea-shooter British & World English

A toy weapon consisting of a small tube out of which dried peas are blown

pea-souper British & World English

A very thick yellowish fog

pea-struck British & World English

(Of a farm animal) poisoned as a result of eating the Darling pea, a poisonous plant of the Swainsona genus

pigeon pea British & World English

An edible dark red tropical pea-like seed

rosary pea British & World English

A tropical plant of the pea family that produces extremely poisonous, shiny, scarlet beans with a black eye

pea jacket New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

short double-breasted overcoat

asparagus pea British & World English

A pea plant which has edible cylindrical pods with four longitudinal wavy flanges

chickling pea British & World English

Another term for grass pea.

marrowfat pea British & World English

A pea of a large variety which is processed and sold in cans

partridge pea British & World English

A field pea of a variety with speckled seeds

pea coat in pea jacket British & World English

A short double-breasted overcoat of coarse woollen cloth, formerly worn by sailors

sugar snap British & World English

Mangetout, especially of a variety with thicker and more rounded pods

sugar pea in sugar snap British & World English

Mangetout, especially of a variety with thicker and more rounded pods

thrips British & World English

A minute black winged insect which sucks plant sap and can be a serious pest of ornamental and food plants when present in large numbers. Thrips swarm on warm still summer days and cause irritation by crawling on the skin

black-eyed bean British & World English

A creamy-white edible bean which has a black mark at the point where it was attached to the pod

black-eyed pea in black-eyed bean British & World English

A creamy-white edible bean which has a black mark at the point where it was attached to the pod

sweet pea in pea British & World English

Used in names of plants or seeds that are similar or related to the pea, e.g. chickpea, sweet pea

pea family in pea British & World English

The hardy Eurasian climbing plant which yields pods containing peas

pea thrips in thrips British & World English

A minute black winged insect which sucks plant sap and can be a serious pest of ornamental and food plants when present in large numbers. Thrips swarm on warm still summer days and cause irritation by crawling on the skin

sugar snap pea in sugar snap British & World English

Mangetout, especially of a variety with thicker and more rounded pods