Definition of partridge pea in English:

partridge pea

Syllabification: par·tridge pea


  • US A yellow-flowered leguminous plant with sensitive leaves.
    • Cassia fasciculata, family Leguminosae
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    • The other species present included cattail, partridge pea and American germander.
    • Illinois bundle flower, butterfly milkweed, compass grass, and partridge peas nestle in another 20-acre plot.
    • Julie Etterson and Ruth Shaw of the University of Minnesota studied the potential evolution of partridge peas in Minnesota.

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