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peanoun [C]

uk   /piː/  us   /piː/
B1 a round, ​greenseed, several of which ​grow in a pod, ​eaten as a ​vegetable: frozen/​dried peas pea ​soup

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peanoun [C]

 us   /pi/
an ​edible, round, ​greenseed, that ​grows with ​others in a ​pod (= ​outercovering), from which they are ​removed to be ​cooked as a ​vegetable
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Translations of “pea”
in Korean 완두콩…
in Arabic بازِلاء…
in Malaysian kacang pis, pokok kacang pis…
in French (petit) pois, pois…
in Russian горох…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豌豆…
in Italian pisello…
in Turkish bezelye…
in Polish groszek, groch…
in Spanish guisante…
in Vietnamese đậu Hà Lan, cây đậu Hà Lan…
in Portuguese ervilha…
in Thai ถั่ว, พืชตะกูลถั่ว…
in German die Erbse…
in Catalan pèsol…
in Japanese エンドウ豆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 豌豆…
in Indonesian kacang polong, tanaman kacang polong…
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