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Definition of pea noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pea

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//piː//
 
; NAmE NAmE//piː//
 
Vegetables
 
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a small round green seed, eaten as a vegetable. Several peas grow together inside a long thin pod on a climbing plant also called a pea. frozen peas pea soup see also chickpea, mushy peas, split pea, sweet pea See related entries: Vegetables Word Origin mid 17th cent.: back-formation from pease (interpreted as plural).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pea