snow pea

snow pea
noun Date: 1949 a cultivated pea with flat edible pods that is classified with the snap pea as a variety (Pisum sativum macrocarpon)

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  • Snow pea — on the plant. Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • snow pea — snow′ pea n. bot (boi pln) a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum macrocarpon, having thin, flat, edible pods Also called sugar pea …   From formal English to slang

  • snow pea — n AmE a type of ↑pea whose outer part is eaten as well as its seeds British Equivalent: mangetout …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • snow pea — snow ,pea noun count AMERICAN a type of flat PEA that you eat with the POD …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • snow pea — n. a variety of pea with crisp, edible seedpods …   English World dictionary

  • snow pea — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms snow pea : singular snow pea plural snow peas American a mangetout …   English dictionary

  • snow pea — sėjamojo žirnio stambiasėklis varietetas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Pupinių šeimos daržovinis kultūrinis augalas (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon). atitikmenys: lot. Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon angl. edible pod pea; snow pea; sugar… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • snow pea — snow peas N COUNT: usu pl Snow peas are a type of pea whose pods are eaten as well as the peas inside them. [AM, AUSTRALIAN] (in BRIT, use mangetout) …   English dictionary

  • snow pea — noun 1. variety of pea plant producing peas having thin flat edible pods • Syn: ↑sugar pea • Hypernyms: ↑edible pod pea, ↑edible podded pea, ↑Pisum sativum macrocarpon 2. green peas with flat edible pods • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • snow pea — a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum macrocarpon, having thin, flat, edible pods that are used in cookery. Also called sugar pea. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

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