• IPA: /ˈtʃɪkˌpiː/

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.
    Synonyms: Bengal gram, garbanzo
  2. A seed of this plant, often used as a food.
    Synonyms: Bengal gram, garbanzo bean
    Chickpea is valued for its nutritive seeds with high protein content.
Translations Translations

This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.008
Offline English dictionary