black-eyed pea(redirected from Black-eyed peas)
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(Plants) another name for cowpea2
1. a forage plant, Vignaunguiculata, of the legume family, extensively cultivated in the southern U.S.
2. the seed of this plant, used for food.Also called black-eyed pea.
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|Noun||1.||black-eyed pea - fruit or seed of the cowpea 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
|2.||black-eyed pea - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure|
genus Vigna, Vigna - genus of vines or erect herbs having trifoliate leaves and yellowish or purplish flowers; of warm or tropical regions; most species often placed in genus Phaseolus
|3.||black-eyed pea - eaten fresh as shell beans or dried|
legume - the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)