bush pea


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bush pea any of various plants of the genus Thermopsis having trifoliate leaves and yellow or purple racemose flowers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bush pea (Bot) a variety of pea that needs to be bushed.
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In literature:

Cauliflower grows especially well in the row that held bush peas.
"Gardening Without Irrigation: or without much, anyway" by Steve Solomon
We now met with a new kind of bush covered with small white berries about the size of a pea.
"The Swiss Family Robinson; or Adventures in a Desert Island" by Johann David Wyss
And when Pat looked round, there were jewels and pearls lying at the roots of the furze-bushes on the ditch, as thick as peas.
"Old-Fashioned Fairy Tales" by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
Next, set thickly in a mass representing a stout bush, comes the fleshy beach pea with rosy purple flowers.
"The Garden, You, and I" by Mabel Osgood Wright
There were bushes around and I heard a queer noise like peas rattling in a box.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
These peas grow on large bushes, and vegetables of all kinds surround their hut.
"The Life of Thomas, Lord Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald, Vol. II" by Thomas Lord Cochrane
The undergrowth was a nuisance, being composed of pea-vines, clover, nettles, cane and briery berry bushes.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
The flower resembles a pea blossom, and when in bloom the bush is most deadly to all stock.
"Reminiscences of Queensland" by William Henry Corfield
Another though less-known variety is the "Bush" sweet pea.
"Mendelism" by Reginald Crundall Punnett
To bush peas in this way is but little work, and pays well.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
The sparrows scattered over that bush like a handful of peas.
"Verotchka's Tales" by Mamin Siberiak
The yellow meadow vetchling is a beautiful, bright-yellow, pea-like flower, that dearly loves a snug corner under a hedge or bush of furze.
"The Cruise of the Land-Yacht "Wanderer"" by Gordon Stables