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black-eyed pea

 (blăk′īd′)
n.
See cowpea.
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black-eyed pea

n
(Plants) another name for cowpea2
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cow•pea

(ˈkaʊˌpi)

n.
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.
[1810–20, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
cowpea plant, Vigna sinensis, Vigna unguiculata, black-eyed pea, cowpea - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
2.black-eyed pea - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manureblack-eyed pea - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
black-eyed pea, cowpea - eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
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
black-eyed pea, cowpea - fruit or seed of the cowpea plant
3.black-eyed pea - eaten fresh as shell beans or driedblack-eyed pea - eaten fresh as shell beans or dried
legume - the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
cowpea plant, Vigna sinensis, Vigna unguiculata, black-eyed pea, cowpea - sprawling Old World annual cultivated especially in southern United States for food and forage and green manure
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