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split pea

a dried green pea, split and used especially for soup.
Origin of split pea
1730-40 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for split pea
  • split pea, spinach and lentil dishes are also on the menu for vegetarians.
  • It should have the consistency of fairly thin split pea soup.
  • Completed pulp should be the consistency of split pea soup.
  • Warm up with this delicious vegetarian split pea soup.
  • Any web search will produce dozens of delicious split pea recipes, beyond pea and ham soup.
British Dictionary definitions for split pea

split pea

a pea dried and split and used in soups, pease pudding, or as a vegetable
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