[ sham-rok-pee ]
/ ˈʃæm rɒkˌpi /
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.
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Origin of shamrock-pea
First recorded in 1880–85
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