from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any plant that bears peas.
- n. In Australia, any one of several plants belonging to the pea or bean family, Fabaceæ.
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She remembered that for some time the child had spoken more cheerfully, and during the last few days had raised herself in bed in the morning to look with sparkling eyes at her little garden which contained only a single pea-plant.
A pea-plant, with ternate leaves, and fine yellow blossoms, was found near our camp: