black-eyed pea

black-eyed pea beans



  • An African leguminous plant, of the species Vigna unguiculata, widely cultivated as food and forage, specifically Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata (subspecies).
  • The edible seed of these plants.
  • Any pale bean with a black spot.


Similar words

  • blackeye pea, black-eye pea ; bachapin bean, black-eyed bean, black eyed cowpea, black eyed dolichos, common cowpea, cultivated African cowpea, cowgram, acre pea, cow pea, crowder bean, southern pea, crowder pea, marble pea, poona pea, kafir bean
  • blackeye pea, black-eye pea

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