Sinonimi: pea plant
1. A leguminous plant of the genus Pisum; SYN. pea plant.
2. Seed of a pea plant.
3. The fruit or seed of a pea plant.
Climbing plant Pisum sativum, family Leguminosae, with pods of edible seeds, grown since prehistoric times for food. The pea is a popular vegetable and is eaten fresh, canned, dried, or frozen. The sweet pea Lathyrus odoratus of the same family is grown for its scented, butterfly-shaped flowers.