pea soup


Definition of pea soup

1 : a thick purée made of dried peas
2 : a thick fog

Examples of pea soup in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their innovative but faithful takes on the classic supper-club repertoire beg one to ask, what’s not to like about pea soup (poured tableside into a cloud of Cheddar mousse)? New York Times, 19 Sep. 2022 And many of the recipes that were created during that transition, including the pea soup, continue to be staples on the menu. Chuck Blount, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Sep. 2022 The first course arrived — spring pea soup — and everyone got the memo to let the queen taste hers first. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 8 Sep. 2022 Visual appearances of an algal bloom, which look like spilt paint or split-pea soup on the water surface, cannot indicate the bloom's toxicity. Elissa Welle, Detroit Free Press, 28 May 2022 Breakfast favorites, pea soup, gouda-tomato-basil bisque, salads, lamb, sirloin, bread, chicken bruschetta, salmon, candy and sweets. Susan Dunne,, 28 Mar. 2022 Split pea soup doesn’t always have the most thrilling reputation. Washington Post, 5 Aug. 2021 Monte Cristo sandwich with ham and Swiss cheese, black eyed pea soup and Caesar salad. Elena Kadvany, San Francisco Chronicle, 28 Dec. 2021 Dishes range from the traditional fondue and croziflette to pea soup with mint and duckling fillet. Rob Hodgetts, CNN, 21 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of pea soup

1703, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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27 Sep 2022

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“Pea soup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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