shamrock-pea

[ sham-rok-pee ]
/ ˈʃæm rɒkˌpi /

noun

a trailing plant, Parochetus communis, of the legume family, native to Asia and east Africa, having shamrocklike leaves with a brown crescent at the base and pea-shaped, pink and blue flowers.

Nearby words

  1. shamo,
  2. shamokin,
  3. shamoy,
  4. shampoo,
  5. shamrock,
  6. shamshir,
  7. shamus,
  8. shan,
  9. shan state,
  10. shan't

Origin of shamrock-pea

First recorded in 1880–85

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