field pea

noun
a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum arvense, grown for forage and silage.

Origin:
1700–10

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field pea

noun
1. seed of the field pea plant 
2. variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage 
3. coarse small-seeded pea often used as food when young and tender 
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Water deficit effects on root distribution of soybean, field pea and chickpea.
Make allowances for the natural characteristics of the field pea pods.
Tillage requirements of sweet corn, field pea, and watermelon following stocker
  cattle grazing.
Field pea is less susceptible and flax is much less susceptible.
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