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pigeon pea

noun

Definition of pigeon pea

  1. :  a leguminous shrubby herb (Cajanus cajan) with trifoliate leaves, yellow flowers, and flattened pods that is much cultivated especially in the tropics; also :  its small highly nutritious seed



1725

First Known Use of pigeon pea

1725


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