snow pea

noun

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 The magazine is less keen on high-moisture vegetables, such as bell peppers, snow peas, snap peas, asparagus and mushrooms. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "Frozen vegetables are so easy to cook with — and they’re much better than you think," 25 Oct. 2019 Heat a teaspoon of oil in a wok or wide skillet and stir-fry vegetables of your choice — broccoli, carrots, snow peas and mushrooms work well — until tender. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "10 easy, fast weeknight dinners to make with grocery rotisserie chicken," 25 Sep. 2019 This version by Marja Vongerichten uses a garden’s worth of produce, including tri-color bell peppers, green beans, snow peas, carrots, mushrooms, edamame and spinach. Joe Yonan, Washington Post, "This quick Korean stir-fry serves up a bounty of fresh-cut vegetables," 11 Aug. 2019 Add the green beans, snow peas and edamame and cook until all the vegetables are just barely cooked through, about 2 minutes. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "This quick Korean stir-fry serves up a bounty of fresh-cut vegetables," 13 Aug. 2019 Add the green beans, snow peas and edamame and cook until all the vegetables are just barely cooked through, about 2 minutes. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "This quick Korean stir-fry serves up a bounty of fresh-cut vegetables," 13 Aug. 2019 Wood ear mushrooms or fresh snow pea shoots can be found at most grocery stores with a little persistence. New York Times, "How to Create a Chinese Feast, Inspired by Lulu Wang’s ‘The Farewell’," 11 July 2019 This version by Marja Vongerichten uses a garden’s worth of produce, including tri-color bell peppers, green beans, snow peas, carrots, mushrooms, edamame and spinach. Joe Yonan, The Denver Post, "This quick Korean stir-fry serves up a bounty of fresh-cut vegetables," 13 Aug. 2019 Past outbreaks have been linked to imported fresh produce such as raspberries, basil, arugula, snow peas, mesclun and cilantro. Washington Post, "Northern Virginia health officials investigating foodborne illness outbreaks," 23 July 2019

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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25 Nov 2019

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“Snow pea.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snow%20pea. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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snow pea

noun

English Language Learners Definition of snow pea

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

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