marrowfat

[ mar-oh-fat ]
/ ˈmær oʊˌfæt /

noun

a large-seeded variety of pea.
the seed itself.

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Origin of marrowfat

First recorded in 1725–35; marrow1 + fat
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British Dictionary definitions for marrowfat

marrow fat

marrow pea

/ (ˈmærəʊˌfæt) /

noun

any of several varieties of pea plant that have large seeds
the seed of such a plant
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