Definition of snow pea in English:

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snow pea

Pronunciation: /ˈsnō ˌpē/

noun

North American
A pea of a variety with an edible pod, eaten when the pod is young and flat. Compare with sugar snap.
Example sentences
  • For a welcome grounding among such high-pitched flavors, there's a soft hunk of roasted eggplant, a ribbon of blanched snow pea or julienned carrot, or the watery relief of a mung bean sprout.
  • That was stir fried with escallion and ginger in sesame seed oil with broccoli, mushrooms, snow peas, carrots and pak choi.
  • This evening I served the steak with pak choi, oyster mushrooms, snow peas, slow roasted tomatoes, soya and lime vinaigrette and horseradish oil.

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