1. [ noun ] (botany) variety of pea plant native to the Mediterranean region and North Africa and widely grown especially for forage
Synonyms: Austrian_winter_pea Pisum_sativum_arvense Pisum_arvense field-pea_plant
Related terms: pea
2. [ noun ] (botany) seed of the field pea plant
Related terms: legume
3. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) coarse small-seeded pea often used as food when young and tender
Related terms: pea
Similar spelling:   field_bean