Definitions for PEApi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)the round edible seed of a widely cultivated plant, Pisum sativum, of the legume family.
the plant itself.
the green, somewhat inflated pod of this plant.
any of various related or similar plants or their seed, as the chickpea.
something resembling a pea, esp. in being small and round.
(adj.)pertaining to, containing, or cooked with peas.
small or small and round (usu. used in combination).
Origin of pea:
1660–70; back formation from ME pese, pees a pea, taken as pl. < OE peose, pise < L pisa, pl. of pisum < Gk pison pea
seed of a pea plant used for food
the fruit or seed of a pea plant
pea, pea plant(noun)
a leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a very small round green vegetable
A plant, member of the Legume (Fabaceae) family
The edible seed of some of these plants
A ball travelling at high velocity
Origin: originally an uncountable noun meaning "peas" that was construed as a plural.
the sliding weight on a steelyard
see Peak, n., 3
a plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a papilionaceous flower, and the pericarp is a legume, popularly called a pod
a name given, especially in the Southern States, to the seed of several leguminous plants (species of Dolichos, Cicer, Abrus, etc.) esp. those having a scar (hilum) of a different color from the rest of the seed
Translations for PEA
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the round seed of a kind of climbing plant, eaten as a vegetable
We had roast beef, potatoes and peas for dinner.
- حَـبَّـة بازلاءArabic
- грахово зърноBulgarian
- ervilhaPortuguese (BR)
- die ErbseGerman
- (petit) poisFrench
- zrno graškaCroatian
- kacang polongIndonesian
- baun, ertaIcelandic
- kacang pisMalay
- groszek, ziarnko grochuPolish
- چڼې، نخود، پلىPashto
- горох, горошекRussian
- 豌豆Chinese (Trad.)
- горошина; горохUkrainian
- đậu Hà LanVietnamese
- 豌豆Chinese (Simp.)
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