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pea

noun [C] uk   us   /piː/
B1 a round, green seed, several of which grow in a pod, eaten as a vegetable: frozen/dried peas pea soup
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in Arabic بازِلاء…
in Korean 완두콩…
in Malaysian kacang pis, pokok kacang pis…
in French (petit) pois, pois…
in Turkish bezelye…
in Italian pisello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 豌豆…
in Russian горох…
in Polish groszek, groch…
in Vietnamese đậu Hà Lan, cây đậu Hà Lan…
in Spanish guisante…
in Portuguese ervilha…
in Thai ถั่ว, พืชตะกูลถั่ว…
in German die Erbse…
in Catalan pèsol…
in Japanese エンドウ豆…
in Indonesian kacang polong, tanaman kacang polong…
in Chinese (Simplified) 豌豆…
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