ci·​cer | \ ˈsīsə(r)\

Definition of cicer

1 plural -s, obsolete : chickpea
2 capitalized [ New Latin, from Latin, chick-pea ] : a genus of Asian herbs (family Leguminosae) having odd-pinnate leaves of several small dentate leaflets and solitary white or pink-tinged flowers

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History and Etymology for cicer

Middle English cycer, from Latin cicer; akin to Greek krios chick-pea, Late Greek (Macedonian dialect) kikerros, a kind of pea (probably Lathyrus ochrus), Armenian siseṙn chick-pea

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