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pease

[ peez ]
/ piz /
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noun, plural pease or peas·en [pee-zuhn]. /ˈpi zən/. Archaic.

a pea.
British Dialect. a plural of pea1.

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Origin of pease

before 900; Middle English pese,Old English peose, pise<Late Latin pisa feminine singular use of plural of Latin pisum (neuter) <Greek píson pea, pulse
peaselike, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pease

pease
/ (piːz) /

noun plural pease

an archaic or dialect word for pea
Old English peose, via Late Latin from Latin pisa peas, pl of pisum, from Greek pison
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