pigeon pea

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English[edit]

pigeon peas

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pigeon pea (plural pigeon peas)

  1. (botany) A tropical African plant, Cajanus cajan, formerly Cajanus indicus.
  2. (cooking) The edible seed of this plant; dahl.
    Synonyms: Congo pea, gandul (Caribbean, Puerto Rico), gungo pea (Jamaica), red gram (India), togari (India), toor (India), toovar (India)

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