I know but—that awful woman with the face like a green pea—oh, Ollie, you'd have hated me—we are lucky, darling.
Let us follow the manoeuvres of this insect which takes its tithe of the green pea.
I t'ief you' green pea,—I t'ief um some mo',—I t'ief um tel I dead!'
Let us follow the manœuvres of this insect which takes its tithe of the green pea.
For example, Mendel found that when he crossed a yellow and green pea the first generation produced only yellow peas.
The characteristic succulence of the green pea, bean, and corn is absent in the soaked product.
But the vegetable of which they are most fond is the green pea.
The larvæ, on the other hand, require the tender tissues of the green pea growing in the pod.
The larvae, on the other hand, require the tender tissues of the green pea growing in the pod.
He said he had always thought that the world was about as big as a coconut, but now he knew it was the size of a green pea.
early or mid-17c., false singular from Middle English pease (plural pesen), which was both single and collective (e.g. wheat, corn) but the "s" sound was mistaken for the plural inflection. From Old English pise (West Saxon), piose (Mercian) "pea," from Late Latin pisa, variant of Latin pisum "pea," from Greek pison "the pea," perhaps of Thracian or Phrygian origin [Klein].
In Southern U.S. and the Caribbean, used of other legumes as well. Pea soup is first recorded 1711 (pease-soup); applied to London fogs since at least 1849. Pea-shooter attested from 1803.