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field pea

noun
1.
a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum arvense, grown for forage and silage.
Origin of field pea
1700-1710
1700-10
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  • Daniel Tyler brought the California pea which in the early years grew so prolific as the field pea of Utah.

    The Mormon Battalion B. H. (Brigham Henry) Roberts
  • The Canadian field pea and the rape, also are good feed and produce the very best of pork.

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