pea pod


pea pod
a) The pod of the pea plant, that holds the seeds (the peas) until they ripen
b) The pod and its contents as a vegetable; the mangetout

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  • pod — [pɔd US pa:d] n [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from cod bag ; CODPIECE] 1.) a long narrow seed container that grows on various plants, especially ↑peas and beans ▪ a pea pod →like two peas in a pod at ↑pea 2.) a part of a space vehicle that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pod — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. hull, husk, jacket, skin, shuck, shell, peapod; pouch; cabin. See covering. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. seed vessel, bean pod, pea pod; see seed 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • pod — 1 noun (C) 1 a long narrow seed container that grows on various plants, especially peas and beans: a pea pod 2 a part of a space vehicle that can be separated from the main part 3 a long narrow container for petrol or other substances, especially …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Pea bug — Pea Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pea coal — Pea Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pea crab — Pea Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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