black-eyed pea

black-eyed pea

  1. An African leguminous plant, of the species Vigna unguiculata, widely cultivated as food and forage, specifically Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata.
    Hypernyms: cowpea
  2. The edible seed of these plants.
  3. (Southern US) Any pale bean with a black spot.
  • (Vigna unguiculata subsp. unguiculata) blackeye pea, black-eye pea (US); 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
  • (any pale bean with a black spot) blackeye pea, black-eye pea
  • German: Kuhbohne, Augenbohne, Schwarzaugenbohne, Schlangenbohne
  • Russian: коро́вий горо́х

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