pea soup
noun Date: 1711 1. a thick purée made of dried peas 2. a thick fog

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  • Pea soup — is soup made, typically, from dried peas. It is, with variations, a part of the cuisine of many cultures. It is greyish green or yellow in color depending on the regional variety of peas used; all are cultivars of Pisum sativum.Pea soup has been… …   Wikipedia

  • pea soup — or pea souper can be used to describe dense fog …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Pea Soup — est un film québécois de Pierre Falardeau et Julien Poulin sorti en 1979. Sommaire 1 Fiche technique 2 Kentucky kid 3 Distribution 4 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • pea soup — noun count 1. ) a soup made from PEAS 2. ) INFORMAL a FOG (=thick low cloud) in which you cannot see anything …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pea soup — pea′ soup n. 1) a thick soup made from split peas 2) inf a dense fog …   From formal English to slang

  • pea soup — 1. a heavy soup made from dried split peas or, sometimes, fresh peas 2. a dense, yellowish fog: also Chiefly Brit. peasouper n …   English World dictionary

  • pea soup — noun 1. a thick soup made of dried peas (usually made into a puree) (Freq. 2) • Hypernyms: ↑soup 2. a heavy thick yellow fog • Syn: ↑pea souper • Hypernyms: ↑fog * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • pea soup — soup made from peas; thick fog …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pea soup — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. fog, smog, traffic hazard, pea souper*; see fog …   English dictionary for students

  • pea soup — 1. a thick soup made from split peas. 2. Informal. a dense, yellow fog. [1705 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • pea soup — noun A thick soup made with dried split peas and various other ingredients …   Wiktionary

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