snow pea

noun
Updated on: 19 Feb 2018

Definition of snow pea

: a cultivated pea with flat edible pods that is classified with the snap pea as a variety (Pisum sativum macrocarpon)

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First Known Use of snow pea

1949


SNOW PEA Defined for English Language Learners

snow pea

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Definition of snow pea for English Language Learners

  • : a type of pea whose flat outer part and seeds may be eaten


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