Definition of Pea pod

1. Noun. Husk of a pea; edible in some garden peas.

Exact synonyms: Peasecod
Group relationships: Pea
Generic synonyms: Cod, Pod, Seedcase



Definition of Pea pod

1. Noun. The pod of the pea plant, that holds the seeds (the peas) until they ripen ¹

2. Noun. (informal) The pod and its contents as a vegetable; the mangetout ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pea Pod

pea-souper
pea-soupers
pea-time
pea-times
pea bean
pea coat
pea coats
pea crab
pea crabs
pea family
pea flour
pea green
pea jacket
pea patch
pea plant
pea pod (current term)
pea pods
pea shooter
pea soup
pea tree
pea weevil
peaberries
peaberry
peabird
peabody bird
peabrain
peabrains
peacable
peacably
peace

Literary usage of Pea pod

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

1. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1906)
"adopting, with exceptional precocity, the more advanced method, had completely transformed a minute unexpanded leaf into a " pea-pod. ..."

2. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1905)
"If we suppose the carpel to be a folded leaf (and it is homologous with such an organ), then a pea-pod consists of one such leaf, the margins of which are ..."

3. The Sky Movies by Gaylord Johnson (1922)
"SIXTH REEL THE CHILDREN GET ACQUAINTED WITH OLD SOL'S FAMILY AND FIND VENUS, MARS, AND THE EARTH GROWING IN A pea pod THE next morning at breakfast ..."

4. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"meet at their edges above and below somewhat like the two sides or valves of a pea-pod. Perched on the topmost twig of a tree, the insect begins his ..."

5. Typical Forms and Special Ends in Creation by James McCosh (1857)
"If we inspect the interior of such a pea-pod, we shall find the seed coming off ... We now see that in the leaf a lesser vein, bearing seed in the pea-pod, ..."

6. Farm Science: A Foundation Textbook on Agriculture by William Jasper Spillman (1918)
"Seed pod of a legume manufacture nitrogen com- (pea pod) Alfalfa seed pod in pounds that ordinary plants upper left-hand corner. ..."

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