snow-pea

snow pea

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


Origin:
1945–50

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snow pea

noun
1. variety of pea plant producing peas having thin flat edible pods 
2. green peas with flat edible pods 
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