black-eyed bean

.black-eyed 'bean
.black-eyed 'pea n
a small white bean with a black spot on it

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • black-eyed bean — noun see blackeye * * * black eye bean , black eyed bean, black eye pea or black eyed pea noun 1. The cowpea 2. (the seed of) a plant widely cultivated for its seed pods containing beans which are usually creamy white with a ‘black eye’ • • •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • black-eyed bean — UK [ˌblæk aɪd ˈbiːn] / US [ˌblæk aɪd ˈbɪn] noun [countable] Word forms black eyed bean : singular black eyed bean plural black eyed beans British a small bean with a black spot …   English dictionary

  • black-eyed bean — ➡ black eyed pea * * * …   Universalium

  • black-eyed bean — (also black eye bean, US black eyed pea) noun 1》 a creamy white edible bean with a black mark at the point where it was attached to the pod. 2》 the plant which produces black eyed beans. [Vigna sinensis.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • black-eyed bean — BrE, black eyed pea AmE noun (C) a small pale bean with a black spot on it …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • black-eye bean — black eyed bean, black eye pea or black eyed pea noun 1. The cowpea 2. (the seed of) a plant widely cultivated for its seed pods containing beans which are usually creamy white with a ‘black eye’ • • • Main Entry: ↑black …   Useful english dictionary

  • Black-eyed pea — Taxobox name = Black eyed pea image width = 250px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Fabales familia = Fabaceae genus = Vigna species = V. unguiculata subspecies = V. u. unguiculata trinomial = Vigna… …   Wikipedia

  • black-eyed pea — noun 1. fruit or seed of the cowpea plant • Syn: ↑cowpea • Hypernyms: ↑legume • Part Holonyms: ↑cowpea, ↑cowpea plant, ↑Vigna unguiculata, ↑Vigna sinensis …   Useful english dictionary

  • black-eyed pea — [ ,blæk aıd pi ] noun count AMERICAN a small bean with a black spot eaten as food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Black-eyed pea — Pea Pea, n.; pl. {Peas}or {Pease}. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf. {Pease}.] 1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus {Pisum},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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