black-eyed pea

noun
\ ˈblak-ˌīd- How to pronounce black-eyed pea (audio) \

Definition of black-eyed pea

: cowpea

Examples of black-eyed pea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The black-eyed pea is the most commonly available variety of all field peas—and what many are likely most familiar with. Brandi Neuwirth, Bon Appétit, 30 June 2022 Start with the mini elk tacos, black-eyed pea hummus or fried green tomatoes, while enjoying tunes from the patio. Sarah Bahari, Dallas News, 26 Aug. 2021 And the black-eyed pea has a flavor just as distinctive. New York Times, 15 Sep. 2021 The black-eyed pea needs little water and grows poorly if watered too much. oregonlive, 9 June 2021 Nafy Ba Flatley started Teranga as a baobab juice company that also offered flavorful organic dishes for delivery: cauliflower roasted with turmeric and baobab dressing, Senegalese empanadas and black-eyed pea chili. Soleil Ho, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 May 2021 Jones decided to name a dog for the Baltimore Black Sox, the Negro leagues team, and top it with black-eyed pea chili and onions. Christina Tkacik, baltimoresun.com, 7 May 2021 Each dish on the at-home menu is paired with a wine and cocktail, with dishes like black-eyed pea and corn salsa with chips and pork rinds, shrimp succotash salad and Kentucky burgoo. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, 19 Apr. 2021 The menu still features American fare infused with students’ backgrounds, like black-eyed pea hummus and shakshuka sandwiches. Sarah Matusek, The Christian Science Monitor, 13 Jan. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of black-eyed pea

1726, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of black-eyed pea was in 1726

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“Black-eyed pea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-eyed%20pea. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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