a variety of the common pea, Pisum sativum macrocarpon, having thin, flat, edible pods that are used in cooking.
- Also called sugar pea.
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How to use snow pea in a sentence
Over shared dishes of broccolini and snow peas with goat cheese, a chilled octopus salad and hanger steak, they discussed their mutual love of exercise.Date Lab: He was feeling the heat. She was eager to break the ice. | Rich Juzwiak | September 9, 2021 | Washington Post
Like snow peas, the pods are also edible and can sometimes have seam fibers that impede immediate enjoyment.Peas please! Shelling, snow and snap are at their peak | Aaron Hutcherson | April 16, 2021 | Washington Post