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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: pease 'pea' (11-19 centuries) (mistaken as plural), from Latin pisa, plural of pisum, from Greek pison

pea

noun
     
Related topics: Food Dish
pea [countable]
1DFF a round green seed that is cooked and eaten as a vegetable, or the plant on which these seeds grow:
roast chicken with peas and carrots
2

like two peas in a pod

informal exactly the same in appearance, behaviour etc

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