chickpea
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtʃɪkˌpiː/
Noun

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.
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