Definition of Pea plant
1. Noun. A leguminous plant of the genus Pisum with small white flowers and long green pods containing edible green seeds.
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Pisum, Pisum
Terms within: Pea
Specialized synonyms: Common Pea, Garden Pea, Garden Pea Plant, Pisum Sativum, Edible-pod Pea, Edible-podded Pea, Pisum Sativum Macrocarpon, Austrian Winter Pea, Field Pea, Field-pea Plant, Pisum Arvense, Pisum Sativum Arvense
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pea Plant
Literary usage of Pea plant
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Breeding and the Mendelian Discovery by Arthur Dukinfield Darbishire (1911)
"What should be meant by " a yellow pea " or " a yellow-seeded pea " is a pea-plant grown from a yellow seed, because it is the yellow colour of its first ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1909)
"In the same manner, every vegetative cell of the positive homozygote, or pure-bred yellow-seeded pea-plant contains the two pairs of genes, ..."
3. The Winston Readers by Sidney Grant Firman, Ethel Maltby Gehres (1918)
"THE pea plant The mother opened the window. "Well, I declare!" said she. "A pea is growing in this crack under the window. I wonder how it ever got there! ..."
4. Germs of Mind in Plants by Raoul Heinrich Francé (1905)
"This " air " is replaced even when woods and The form-sensitive roots of a young pea-plant. fields are torn to pieces by a storm, or when a flood has ..."
5. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"The ashes obtained by burning the pea plant in flower and when ripe were examined by M. Saussure : he found in 100 parts of these ashes, procured from the ..."