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pea

Pronunciation: /piː/

Translation of pea in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • arveja (feminine) or (Spain/España) guisante (masculine) or (Central America/América Central) (Mexico/México) chícharo (masculine) as (a)like as two peas in a pod como dos gotas de agua
    Example sentences
    • Crops of good home-grown vegetables - fresh green peas, broad beans and courgettes - are plentiful at this time of year.
    • The vegetables were new potatoes and fresh green peas.
    • Other good sources are asparagus, oats, whole wheat and fresh green peas.

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