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petits pois
American English: /ˌpɛdi ˈpwɑ/
British English: /ˌpətɪ ˈpwɑː/

Translation of petits pois in Spanish:

plural noun

  • petits pois (masculine plural)
    guisantes (masculine plural) finos (Spain)
    chícharos (masculine plural) (pequeños) (Mexico)
    arvejitas (feminine plural) (South America)
    Example sentences
    • The protein-packed power breakfast menu one morning included juicy fried chicken spiked with loads of black pepper and garlic, served with salad and a hefty dollop of mayonnaise, and sautéed kidneys and onions with petits pois.
    • The second course followed, starring fresh green peas, two ways: Petits pois en brandade, velouté de petits pois, et pain grillé.
    • Some of this glamour still attaches to the French petits pois, which are not a separate variety but ordinary peas harvested very young.
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