snap pea


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snap pea

n.
1. A variety of the common pea (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon), having a sweet plump pod that lacks the fibrous inner lining of the common pea.
2. The edible pod of this plant. In both senses also called sugar pea, sugar snap pea.

[From the snapping sound made when the pod is broken.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snap pea - variety of pea plant producing peas having crisp rounded edible pods
edible-pod pea, edible-podded pea, Pisum sativum macrocarpon - a variety of pea plant producing peas having soft thick edible pods lacking the fibrous inner lining of the common pea
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