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pigeon pea

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noun
  1. a tropical shrub, Cajanus cajan, having showy yellow flowers.
  2. the brown, edible seed of this plant.

Origin of pigeon pea

First recorded in 1715–25
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British Dictionary definitions for pigeon pea

pigeon pea

noun
  1. another name for dhal
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