Definition of “chickpea” - English Dictionary


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

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chickpeanoun [ C ]

us /ˈtʃɪk·pi/ also garbanzo (bean)

a hard, pale brown, round seed which can be cooked and eaten:

Chickpeas are used to make hummus and falafel.

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

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