snow pea

a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum macrocarpon, having thin, flat, edible pods that are used in cookery.
Also called sugar pea.

1945–50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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snow pea

1. variety of pea plant producing peas having thin flat edible pods 
2. green peas with flat edible pods 
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The sugar snap pea is the result of a cross between the snow pea and an unusual tightly podded pea with thick walls.
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