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chick·pea

 (chĭk′pē′)
n.
1. An annual Asian plant (Cicer arietinum) in the pea family, widely cultivated for the edible seeds in its short inflated pods.
2. A seed of this plant. In both senses also called garbanzo.

[Alteration (perhaps influenced by chick) of obsolete chichpease : Middle English chiche, chickpea (from Old French, from Latin cicer; akin to Armenian siseṙn, both Latin and Armenian being loanwords from an unknown source) + pease, pea; see pea.]

chickpea

(ˈtʃɪkˌpiː)
n
1. (Plants) a bushy leguminous plant, Cicer arietinum, cultivated for its edible pealike seeds in the Mediterranean region, central Asia, and Africa
2. (Cookery) Also called: garbanzo the seed of this plant
[C16 ciche peasen, from ciche (from French chiche, from Latin cicer chickpea) + peasen; see pea]

chick•pea

(ˈtʃɪkˌpi)

n.
1. a plant, Cicer arietinum, of the legume family, bearing pods containing pealike seeds.
2. chickpeas, the seeds of this plant, used as a food.
Also called garbanzo.
[1540–50; chich-pea < late Middle English chiche < Middle French « Latin cicer chickpea]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chickpea - the seed of the chickpea plant
legume - the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case
chickpea plant, Cicer arietinum, Egyptian pea, chickpea - Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
2.chickpea - Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
garbanzo, chickpea - large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
chickpea, garbanzo - the seed of the chickpea plant
3.chickpea - large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried
legume - the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
chickpea plant, Cicer arietinum, Egyptian pea, chickpea - Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds
Translations
cizrna
kikært
kikherne
slanutak
csicseriborsó
ヒヨコマメ
병아리콩
kikärta
đậu xanh

chickpea

[ˈtʃɪkpiː] Ngarbanzo m

chickpea

[ˈtʃɪkpiː] npois m chiche

chickpea

[ˈtʃɪkˌpiː] ncece m

chickpea

حِمَّص cizrna kikært Kichererbse αρακάς garbanzo kikherne pois chiche slanutak cece ヒヨコマメ 병아리콩 kikkererwt kikert ciecierzyca pospolita grão de bico горох турецкий kikärta ถั่วจำพวกหนึ่งมีรูปกลมเล็กสีน้ำตาลอ่อนใช้ทำอาหาร nohut đậu xanh 鹰嘴豆
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