Pisum

noun
Pi·sum | \ ˈpīsəm , -īzəm \

Definition of Pisum 

: a small genus of Eurasian herbaceous vines (family Leguminosae) distinguished from Lathyrus by the enlarged summit of the style — see pea

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History and Etymology for Pisum

New Latin, from Latin, pea

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