snap pea
noun Date: 1978 a cultivated pea that has edible usually round pods easily snapped like beans and that is classified with the snow pea as a variety (Pisum sativum macrocarpon) — called also sugar snap pea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Snap pea — Infobox Cultivar | name = Cultivar Group Snap pea image width = 250px image caption = species = Pisum sativum group = Macrocarpon Group origin = ? subdivision = Many; see text.Snap peas (also known as Sugarsnap peas, or Mange touts in Britain)… …   Wikipedia

  • snap pea — noun variety of pea plant producing peas having crisp rounded edible pods • Syn: ↑sugar snap pea • Hypernyms: ↑edible pod pea, ↑edible podded pea, ↑Pisum sativum macrocarpon * * * noun : an edible podded pea having roundish pods that are easily… …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap pea — a variety of the common pea having rounded, crisp, edible pods eaten raw or cooked. Also called sugar snap pea. * * * …   Universalium

  • snap pea — /ˈsnæp pi/ (say snap pee) noun → sugar snap pea …   Australian English dictionary

  • snap pea — noun another term for sugar snap …   English new terms dictionary

  • sugar snap pea — noun 1. variety of pea plant producing peas having crisp rounded edible pods • Syn: ↑snap pea • Hypernyms: ↑edible pod pea, ↑edible podded pea, ↑Pisum sativum macrocarpon 2. green peas with edible pods that are very crisp and not flat …   Useful english dictionary

  • sugar snap pea — noun a pea, the pods of which, like those of the snow pea, are eaten whole; the contained seeds are smaller and sweeter than those of the usual green pea, but larger than those of the snow pea. Also, sugar snap, snap pea …   Australian English dictionary

  • sugar snap pea — n. a variety of tall pea plant with thick, edible pods containing large smooth peas * * * …   Universalium

  • sugar snap pea — n. a variety of tall pea plant with thick, edible pods containing large smooth peas …   English World dictionary

  • sugar snap pea — noun Date: 1979 snap pea …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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