Definition of Sugar pea

1. Noun. Variety of pea plant producing peas having thin flat edible pods.




2. Noun. Green peas with flat edible pods.
Exact synonyms: Snow Pea
Generic synonyms: Garden Pea, Green Pea

Definition of Sugar pea

1. Noun. (American English) A vegetable pea eaten when immature, mangetout. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sugar Pea

sugar loaves
sugar mamas
sugar maple
sugar maples
sugar mice
sugar mill
sugar mouse
sugar of lead
sugar of milk
sugar off
sugar palm
sugar paper
sugar papers
sugar parent
sugar pea (current term)
sugar peas
sugar pill
sugar pills
sugar pine
sugar pines
sugar plum
sugar plums
sugar refinery
sugar rush
sugar shack
sugar shacks
sugar shell
sugar snap pea
sugar soap

Literary usage of Sugar pea

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1. More Pot-pourri from a Surrey Garden by Marie Theresa Villiers Earle (1899)
"MAY The ' French sugar pea'—The ' Westminster Gazette' on Tulips— The legend of the Crown Imperial—Article on ' Sacred Trees and Flowers'—Peeling of ..."

2. More Pot-pourri from a Surrey Garden by Maria Theresa Earle (1899)
"MAT The ' French sugar pea'—The ' Westminster Gazette' on Tulips— The legend of the Crown Imperial—Article on ' Sacred Trees and Flowers'—Peeling of ..."

3. Mendel's principles of heredity: A Defence by William Bateson (1902)
"In the following the purple sugar-pea -was father. 3. Laxton's Alpha (green; wrinkled; coats transparent) fertilised by the purple sugar-pea gave one pod of ..."

4. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"The sugar-pease are much more used on the Continent than with us. The dwarf crooked sugar-pea (pois sans parchemin ou mange tout—zwerg ..."

5. The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication by Charles Darwin (1899)
"The peas of the Tall Sugar-pea, when dry, are pale greenish- brown, thickly covered with dots of dark purple so minute as to be visible only through a lens, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1886)
"In 1883 we had crosses between the sugar pea and the common pea. The 1884 crop from the crossed seed had the seed all of the sugar pea type, the pods all of ..."

7. Finger Play Reader by John Walter Davis, Fanny Julien (1909)
"Sugar-pea flew out of bed. " Creep this way," said a little ant. " Thank you," said Sugar-pea. Creep that way," said a black beetle. ..."

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