Rounceval Roun"ce*val, n. A giant; anything large; a kind of pea called also {marrowfat}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • marrowfat — [mar′ōfat΄] n. a variety of large, rich pea: also marrowfat pea or marrow pea …   English World dictionary

  • Marrowfat — Mar row*fat, n. A rich but late variety of pea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marrowfat — noun Date: 1731 any of several wrinkled seeded garden peas …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • marrowfat — /mar oh fat /, n. 1. a large seeded variety of pea. 2. the seed itself. [1725 35; MARROW1 + FAT] * * * …   Universalium

  • marrowfat — noun A large variety of pea that is often processed and sold in tins / cans …   Wiktionary

  • marrowfat — mar•row•fat [[t]ˈmær oʊˌfæt[/t]] n. pln a large seeded variety of pea • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • marrowfat — n. a kind of large pea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Marrowfat peas — are green mature peas that have been allowed to dry out naturally in the field, rather than be harvested in their prime of youth like the normal garden pea. They are used to make mushy peas[1] and also the snack food wasabi peas …   Wikipedia

  • marrowfat pea — noun a pea of a large variety which is processed and sold in cans …   English new terms dictionary

  • marrowfat pea — /mæroʊfæt ˈpi/ (say marohfat pee) noun a pea plant which produces a large fat seed with a deep green, slightly dimpled coat which, when cooked, has a mealy texture. {marrow + fat} …   Australian English dictionary

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