pigeon pea

noun
1.
a tropical shrub, Cajanus cajan, having showy yellow flowers.
2.
the brown, edible seed of this plant.

Origin:
1715–25

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pigeon pea
 
n
another name for dhal

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Pigeon pea ranks fourth in production among edible legumes in production worldwide.
Pigeon pea serves as an example of their potential value as a feedstock.
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