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pigeon pea

noun
1.
a tropical shrub, Cajanus cajan, having showy yellow flowers.
2.
the brown, edible seed of this plant.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25
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British Dictionary definitions for pigeon pea

pigeon pea

noun
1.
another name for dhal
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