pea bean

noun

Definition of pea bean

1 : a small white dried kidney bean especially : navy bean
2 : a plant that is a source of pea beans

First Known Use of pea bean

1778, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of pea bean was in 1778

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“Pea bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pea%20bean. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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