field pea
noun Date: 1709 1. a small-seeded pea (Pisum sativum var. arvense) widely grown for forage, food, and green manure; also its usually dried green or yellow seed — compare split pea 2. cow pea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • field pea — field′ pea n. pln a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum arvense, grown for forage and silage • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • field pea — n. a strain of the common pea (Pisum sativum var. arvense) with mottled leaves and purplish flowers, grown for forage …   English World dictionary

  • field pea — noun 1. seed of the field pea plant • Hypernyms: ↑legume • Part Holonyms: ↑field pea plant, ↑Austrian winter pea, ↑Pisum sativum arvense, ↑Pisum arvense 2. variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown… …   Useful english dictionary

  • field pea — sėjamojo žirnio tipinio porūšio dirvinis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos pašarinis kultūrinis augalas (Pisum sativum subsp. sativum var. arvense). atitikmenys: lot. Pisum sativum subsp. sativum var. arvense angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • field pea — a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum arvense, grown for forage and silage. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • field pea — /ˈfild pi/ (say feeld pee) noun a legume, Pisum sativum var. arvense, grown for fodder, or to be ploughed back as green manure …   Australian English dictionary

  • field-pea plant — noun variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage • Syn: ↑field pea, ↑Austrian winter pea, ↑Pisum sativum arvense, ↑Pisum arvense • Hypernyms: ↑pea, ↑pea plant …   Useful english dictionary

  • canada field pea — noun Usage: usually capitalized C : field pea …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pea — Taxobox name = Pea image width = 240px image caption = Peas are contained within a pod regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta unranked classis = eudicots ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae subfamilia = Faboideae tribus = Vicieae genus = Pisum… …   Wikipedia

  • pea plant — noun a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds • Syn: ↑pea • Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant • Hyponyms: ↑garden pea, ↑garden pea plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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