pea

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See also: peà, PEA, peʻa, and pe'a

English[edit]

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Peas (2), in a pod.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Back-formation from pease, originally an uncountable noun meaning "peas" that was construed as a plural.

Noun[edit]

pea (plural peas)

  1. A plant, member of the legume (Fabaceae) family
  2. The edible seed of some of these plants
  3. (baseball) A ball travelling at high velocity
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Abenaki: piz (a pea) (borrowed from peas)
  • Mohegan-Pequot: pish (a pea) (borrowed from peas)
  • Yurok: pi·š, peeesh (a pea) (borrowed from peas)
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

pea (plural peas)

  1. (nautical) Alternative form of peak

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *pää, from Proto-Uralic *päŋi. Cognate with Finnish pää and Hungarian fej.

Noun[edit]

pea (genitive pea, partitive pead)

  1. head

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

pea

  1. bear

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pea

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of peer.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of peer.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of peer.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of peer.

Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pea ? (plural peas)

  1. (anatomy) skin