pea bean


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

Word History

First Known Use

1778, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pea bean was in 1778

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Cite this Entry

“Pea bean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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