pealike

adjective

pea·​like ˈpē-ˌlīk How to pronounce pealike (audio)
1
: resembling a pea especially in size, firmness, and shape
2
of a flower : being showy and papilionaceous

Word History

First Known Use

1704, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pealike was in 1704

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Cite this Entry

“Pealike.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pealike. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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