Definition of Marrowfat pea
1. Noun. A variety of large pea that is commonly processed and sold in cans.
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Literary usage of Marrowfat pea
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1. The Book of the Garden by Charles McIntosh (1855)
"How can this doctrine be reconciled with the case of Knight's marrowfat pea, which has continued to reproduce itself over the whole kingdom for upwards of ..."
2. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1876)
"Aiken : Tho Bishop dwarf marrowfat pea did remarkably well ; produced fine- sized pods, with very finely-flavored peas; matured early in the season; ..."
3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Tasteby Luther Tucker by Luther Tucker (1851)
"Champion of England is a first rate marrowfat pea—the best of its class—and the very best large pea—tender and very sugary. ..."
4. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1841)
"The J\lilford new marrowfat pea is the name of a new variety, which has been brought into notice the present season. It grows to the height of four feet, ..."
5. Peas and Pea Culture by Glenn Cyrus Sevey (1911)
"A Black-Eyed marrowfat pea yielded double the amount of the Canada field pea. Zavitz and Loch- head3 seeded peas with oats as a pasture crop for cattle. ..."
6. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
"PETITS Pois EN CASSES—Green peas boiled in the pods. marrowfat pea —Л large and late variety of green pea. ..."