pea meaning

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Noun: pea  pee
  1. Seed of a pea plant used for food 
  2. The fruit or seed of a pea plant 
  3. A leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
    - pea plant

Sounds like: pee, P

Derived forms: peas

Type of: legume, leguminous plant

Part of: genus Pisum, Pisum

Encyclopedia: Pea


[Medicine]
A variable annual leguminous vine (Pisum sativum) that is cultivated for its rounded smooth or wrinkled edible protein-rich seeds,the seed of the pea,and the immature pods with their included seeds. (From Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary,1973)

[Oil and gas]
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[Sports]
Baseball
A ball traveling at high speed, either batted or thrown.

Examples

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  1. the two sisters are as like as two peas.
  2. the moon would be a speck the size of a small pea.
  3. they gave her a handful of the peas.
  4. pea pods burst open when overripe.
  5. enolase isolated from peas was sensitive to fluoride.

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