black-eyed pea

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noun \ ˈblak-ˌīd- \

Definition of black-eyed pea

First Known Use of black-eyed pea

1726


BLACK-EYED PEA Defined for English Language Learners

black-eyed pea

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Definition of black-eyed pea for English Language Learners

  • : a type of small, light bean that has a dark spot on it


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