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sweet pea

noun
1.
a climbing plant, Lathyrus odoratus, of the legume family, having sweet-scented flowers.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35
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British Dictionary definitions for sweet pease

sweet pea

noun
1.
a climbing leguminous plant, Lathyrus odoratus, of S Europe, widely cultivated for its butterfly-shaped fragrant flowers of delicate pastel colours
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Slang definitions & phrases for sweet pease

sweet pea

noun phrase

A sweetheart

[1940s+; perhaps a shortening of sweet patootie, influenced by the name of the garden plant]


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