bitter pea


bitter pea
noun
any of several spiny shrubs of the genus Daviesia having yellow flowers and triangular seeds; Australia
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Daviesia, ↑genus Daviesia

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bitter-pea — /bɪtə ˈpi / (say bituh pee) noun any shrub of the Australian genus Daviesia, family Fabaceae, with red and yellow flowers and somewhat triangular pods …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sweet pea — Sweet Sweet, a. [Compar. {Sweeter}; superl. {Sweetest}.] [OE. swete, swote, sote, AS. sw[=e]te; akin to OFries. sw[=e]te, OS. sw[=o]ti, D. zoet, G. s[ u]ss, OHG. suozi, Icel. s[ae]tr, s[oe]tr, Sw. s[ o]t, Dan. s[ o]d, Goth. suts, L. suavis, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heath pea — Heath Heath (h[=e]th), n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h[=ae][eth]; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei[eth]r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. hai[thorn]i field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh[=e]tra field …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • black pea — noun perennial of Europe and North Africa; foliage turns black in drying • Syn: ↑Lathyrus niger • Hypernyms: ↑vetchling • Member Holonyms: ↑Lathyrus, ↑genus Lathyrus * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Daviesia horrida — Prickly Bitter pea Daviesia horrida near Statham s Quarry in Western Australia Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Daviesia corymbosa — narrow leaf bitter pea Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicot …   Wikipedia

  • Daviesia brevifolia — at Anglesea Heath, Victoria Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Daviesia ulicifolia — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Daviesia latifolia — Mount Buffalo National Park, Victoria Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Daviesia leptophylla — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia


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