Definitions starting with S

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sugar peas

[cf. US dial. South idem, a variety of pea with edible pods WSC] n. a bean (Phaseolus saccharatus?) resembling the lima bean, but smaller: 1918 De ol' debil had his beaver full of sugar peas (Parsons 46). cf. SUGAR BEAN (Andros)

Tags: food, noun

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Last update: 2011-10-31 19:29
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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