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 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 Rounding out the menu will be hamburgers ($9.75-$12.75), a coconut black-eyed pea and rice bowl ($8.95) and sliced meats by-the-half-pound, including salmon and mojo pulled pork. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, 31 Dec. 2020 Dinner includes brisket, pork and tomatillo chicken tacos, plus black-eyed pea salad and cheese enchiladas. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 14 Dec. 2020 There are plenty of simple and flexible vegetarian recipes, such as kunde, Kenyan black-eyed pea stew with a creamy tomato-peanut gravy that could easily be bulked up with leafy greens or sweet potatoes. Janelle Bitker, SFChronicle.com, 2 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of black-eyed pea

1726, in the meaning defined above

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“Black-eyed pea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-eyed%20pea. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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black-eyed pea

noun

English Language Learners Definition of black-eyed pea

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

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