from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One of several varieties of pea that produces large seeds. Also called marrow pea.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large variety of pea that is often processed and sold in tins / cans

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A rich but late variety of pea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of tall-growing, wrinkled pea.


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  • (n.) a pea of a large variety which is processed and sold in cans. (Oxford Dictionary of English)

    July 26, 2008