peaselike

pease

[peez]
noun, plural pease or peasen [pee-zuhn] . Archaic.
1.
a pea.
2.
British Dialect. a plural of pea1.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English pese, Old English peose, pise < Late Latin pisa feminine singular use of plural of Latin pisum (neuter) < Greek píson pea, pulse

peaselike, adjective
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pease (piːz)
 
n , pl pease
an archaic or dialect word for pea
 
[Old English peose, via Late Latin from Latin pisa peas, pl of pisum, from Greek pison]

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pease
O.E., see pea, of which this is the etymologically correct form.
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