Definition of Sweetpea

1. Noun. Climbing garden plant having fragrant pastel-colored flowers.

Exact synonyms: Lathyrus Odoratus, Sweet Pea
Group relationships: Genus Lathyrus, Lathyrus
Generic synonyms: Vine



Definition of Sweetpea

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of sweet pea) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sweetpea

1. a flowering plant [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sweetpea

sweetleaf
sweetleaf family
sweetleafs
sweetling
sweetlings
sweetlips
sweetly
sweetmaker
sweetmakers
sweetmeal
sweetmeat
sweetmeats
sweetness
sweetness and light
sweetnesses
sweetpea (current term)
sweetpeas
sweetroot
sweetroots
sweets
sweetshop
sweetshops
sweetshrub
sweetshrubs
sweetsmelling
sweetsop
sweetsop tree
sweetsops
sweetstuff
sweetstuffs

Literary usage of Sweetpea

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1. The Principles of Agriculture Through the School and the Home Garden by Cyril Adelbert Stebbins (1913)
"sweetpea THE sweetpea is one of the most beautiful and fragrant of flowers. It lends grace to every occasion. There is no flower that responds more readily ..."

2. The General Stud-book, Containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, &c. &c. from the (1889)
"1842 bc Botanist, by Physician - - Sir C. Ibbetson 1843 ch. c. by Stockport - - - Mr Hickes Barren 1844, slipped foal in 1845, and died. Y. sweetpea, Bred ..."

3. A Land-girl's Love Story by Berta Ruck (1919)
"Uncertain, I sniffed at that sweetpea and said nothing. ... I turned to pull another sweetpea, shaking my head as vigorously as Elizabeth could have done. ..."

4. English Spoken and Written: Primer. Lessons in Language for Primary Grades by Henry Pendexter Emerson (1912)
"The sweetpea puts out its little tendrils to take hold of your affections; that is its way. The heart's-ease, the pansy, turns its sober face to you. ..."

5. Lessons in Language for Primary Grades by Henry Pendexter Emerson, Ida C. Bender (1909)
"129 SOMETHING PRETTY TO LEARN BY HEART The lily has an air, And the snowdrop a grace, And the sweetpea a way, And the heart's-ease a face ..."

6. Racing Calendar by Robert J. Hunter (1844)
"GIBRALTAR, by Muley, out of Young sweetpea, ... out of sweetpea, by Selim—Pea-blossom, by Don Quixote—P;- pator, &e. Muley is also tbe sire of Margrave ..."

7. The Principles of Agriculture Through the School and the Home Garden by Cyril Adelbert Stebbins (1913)
"sweetpea THE sweetpea is one of the most beautiful and fragrant of flowers. It lends grace to every occasion. There is no flower that responds more readily ..."

8. The General Stud-book, Containing Pedigrees of Race Horses, &c. &c. from the (1889)
"1842 bc Botanist, by Physician - - Sir C. Ibbetson 1843 ch. c. by Stockport - - - Mr Hickes Barren 1844, slipped foal in 1845, and died. Y. sweetpea, Bred ..."

9. A Land-girl's Love Story by Berta Ruck (1919)
"Uncertain, I sniffed at that sweetpea and said nothing. ... I turned to pull another sweetpea, shaking my head as vigorously as Elizabeth could have done. ..."

10. English Spoken and Written: Primer. Lessons in Language for Primary Grades by Henry Pendexter Emerson (1912)
"The sweetpea puts out its little tendrils to take hold of your affections; that is its way. The heart's-ease, the pansy, turns its sober face to you. ..."

11. Lessons in Language for Primary Grades by Henry Pendexter Emerson, Ida C. Bender (1909)
"129 SOMETHING PRETTY TO LEARN BY HEART The lily has an air, And the snowdrop a grace, And the sweetpea a way, And the heart's-ease a face ..."

12. Racing Calendar by Robert J. Hunter (1844)
"GIBRALTAR, by Muley, out of Young sweetpea, ... out of sweetpea, by Selim—Pea-blossom, by Don Quixote—P;- pator, &e. Muley is also tbe sire of Margrave ..."

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