Definition of chickpea in English:
1A round yellowish seed, used widely as food. Also called garbanzo.
- Cut back and focus on getting more of your protein from vegetables like chickpeas and lima beans.
- The soup is packed with healthy ingredients like garlic, carrots, chickpeas, and corn.
- Almonds, walnuts, kidney beans, lentils, chickpeas and sunflower seeds are healthy options.
2The leguminous Old World plant which bears chickpeas.
- Cicer arietinum, family Leguminosae
- The pods in the spaced chickpea plants were fully exposed to light for most of the day.
- A different mineral nutrient solution was applied to each of four groups of chickpea plants from the time of transplanting to the sand mixture (7 d after imbibition).
- The chickpea is a delicate, graceful plant that branches near the ground and is usually about 2 feet high.
Definition of chickpea in:
- British & World English dictionary
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