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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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chickpeachick‧pea /ˈtʃɪkpiː/ noun [countable]  DFa large brown pea which is cooked and eaten syn garbanzo American English
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chickpeaAdd chickpeas, green beans, olives, cucumber, feta cheese and basil.Boil chickpeas for about 30 minutes until they are just tender, then drain. 2.Stir in the chickpeas and simmer for 2 minutes, or until heated through.The more versatile chickpea can be spiced up in salads or puréed with garlic for deep frying or serving in dips.
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