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pigeon pea

n.
1. A shrub (Cajanus cajan) of the pea family, having trifoliolate leaves, yellow to reddish flowers, and small edible seeds, and widely cultivated in tropical regions.
2. A seed of this plant.

[From the use of its seeds as pigeon feed.]

pigeon pea

n
(Plants) another name for dhal

pi′geon pea`


n.
1. a tropical shrub, Cajanuscajan, of the legume family, with showy yellow flowers.
2. its brown, edible seed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pigeon pea - tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
cajan pea, dahl, pigeon pea - small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
Cajanus, genus Cajanus - erect densely branched shrubby perennials of Old World tropics; naturalized in other warm regions
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
2.pigeon pea - small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
pea - seed of a pea plant used for food
cajan pea, Cajanus cajan, catjang pea, dahl, dhal, pigeon pea, pigeon-pea plant, red gram - tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
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