[ 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.

Words nearby shamrock-pea

Origin of shamrock-pea

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019