Definition of partridge pea in English:

partridge pea

Syllabification: par·tridge pea

noun

US A yellow-flowered leguminous plant with sensitive leaves.
  • Cassia fasciculata, family Leguminosae
More example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of partridge pea in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day flippant
Pronunciation: ˈflipənt
adjective
not showing a serious or respectful attitude