Definition of pea
- black-eyed pea
We're growing tomatoes and peas in our garden this year.
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First Known Use: 1666See Words from the same year
: a small, round, green seed that is eaten as a vegetable and that is formed in a seed case (called a pod) of a climbing plant; also : a plant that produces peas
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