Definition of Black pea

1. Noun. Perennial of Europe and North Africa; foliage turns black in drying.

Exact synonyms: Lathyrus Niger
Group relationships: Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus
Generic synonyms: Vetchling



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Black Pea

black moss
black mulberries
black mulberry
black music
black mustard
black nightshade
black oak
black olive
black olives
black op
black opal
black operation
black operations
black ops
black out
black pea (current term)
black pepper
black phosphorus
black piedra
black pine
black plague
black poplar
black powder
black propaganda
black pudding
black puddings
black racer
black rain
black raspberry
black rat

Literary usage of Black pea

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Scientific and Practical Agriculture: For the School and the Farm by John Lyle Campbell (1859)
"(4) " The early black pea has perfectly black and large seeds." (5) " The mottled or shinney pea, which has been so much celebrated in latter years, ..."

2. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Although known in America as the cow pea or black pea, the plant is more correctly a bean, and the names China bean and black-eyed bean in vogue in Europe ..."

3. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"CHINA BEAN, BLACK-EYED BEAN, black pea, COWPEA. With long peduncles bearing only 12 or 3 (white or pale) flowers at the end ; the beans (which are good) ..."

4. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight, United States Commission to the Paris Exposition, 1878 (1880)
"This is a small black pea, with flue running vines, thickly covered with leaves. The vines make choice hay for sheep, and the pease are valuable for stock ..."

5. The Southern Planter (1843)
"The black pea, and also a dark red pea, will lie upon the ground, or remain covered therein, through winter without rotting, and will germinate and grow in ..."

6. The Principles of Fruit-growing by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1897)
"The black pea from North Carolina seed matured well, but that from Louisiana stock was too late. The same difference occurred in the Clay. ..."

7. A Manual of Scientific and Practical Agriculture: For the School and the Farm by John Lyle Campbell (1859)
"(4) " The early black pea has perfectly black and large seeds." (5) " The mottled or shinney pea, which has been so much celebrated in latter years, ..."

8. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"Although known in America as the cow pea or black pea, the plant is more correctly a bean, and the names China bean and black-eyed bean in vogue in Europe ..."

9. The Elements of Botany for Beginners and for Schools by Asa Gray (1887)
"CHINA BEAN, BLACK-EYED BEAN, black pea, COWPEA. With long peduncles bearing only 12 or 3 (white or pale) flowers at the end ; the beans (which are good) ..."

10. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight, United States Commission to the Paris Exposition, 1878 (1880)
"This is a small black pea, with flue running vines, thickly covered with leaves. The vines make choice hay for sheep, and the pease are valuable for stock ..."

11. The Southern Planter (1843)
"The black pea, and also a dark red pea, will lie upon the ground, or remain covered therein, through winter without rotting, and will germinate and grow in ..."

12. The Principles of Fruit-growing by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1897)
"The black pea from North Carolina seed matured well, but that from Louisiana stock was too late. The same difference occurred in the Clay. ..."

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