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chickpea pods

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʃɪkˌpiː/
  • Hyphenation: chick‧pea
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NounEdit

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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