Meaning of “pea” in the English Dictionary

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"pea" in British English

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peanoun [ C ]

uk /piː/ us /piː/

B1 a round, green seed, several of which grow in a pod, eaten as a vegetable:

pea soup

More examples

  • We don't have any fresh vegetables, only frozen peas.
  • Cook the peas by plunging them into boiling water.

(Definition of “pea” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pea" in American English

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peanoun [ C ]

us /pi/

an edible, round, green seed, that grows with others in a pod (= outer covering), from which they are removed to be cooked as a vegetable

(Definition of “pea” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)