snow pea


Definition of snow pea

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

Examples of snow pea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your snow pea leaf was probably chewed by a caterpillar of some type (possibly cutworm) or by slugs. oregonlive, 1 Aug. 2021 Among his favorite dishes are the shrimp egg rolls and snow pea tips. Christina Tkacik,, 30 Dec. 2020 Instead, their texture is reminiscent of a snow pea — crisp but giving — and their flavor is fresh and pronounced, not at all dulled by heat. Washington Post, 7 Sep. 2020 Add snow peas and beef and simmer until vegetables are just tender, 3 minutes. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, 31 Mar. 2020 There’s passion in the crackling skin of crispy duck and the electric green shimmer of choy sum greens, Chinese broccoli and snow pea leaves. Mike Sutter,, 12 Mar. 2020 The best approach, Lin says, is to order several different entrees and sides for everyone to sample—such as steamed or fried whole snapper, sauteed snow pea leaves, Chinese broccoli, pork with fresh bamboo shoots, and jalapeño beef. Eric Velasco, al, 21 Jan. 2020 Add the edamame, rice and snow peas completing the circle. cleveland, 8 May 2020 Radishes, cabbage, asparagus, and snow peas make up the bulk of your farmers’ market hauls now, and citrus is still holding on for one last month of grapefruit, Meyer lemon, and orange recipes. Sunset Magazine, 26 Feb. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of snow pea

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Snow pea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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