chickpea

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chickpea pods

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From French pois chiche, from pois(pea) + chiche, from Latin cicer(chickpea)

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chickpea ‎(plural chickpeas)

  1. An annual Asian plant (Cicer arietinum) in the pea family, widely cultivated for the edible seeds in its short inflated pods.
  2. A seed of this plant, often used as a food.
    Chickpea is valued for its nutritive seeds with high protein content.

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