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1. chickpea

noun. Asiatic herb cultivated for its short pods with one or two edible seeds.

Synonyms

  • leguminous plant
  • chickpea plant
  • legume
  • Cicer arietinum
  • Egyptian pea

Etymology

  • pois chiche (French)

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2. chickpea

noun. the seed of the chickpea plant.

Synonyms

  • chickpea plant
  • legume
  • Cicer arietinum
  • Egyptian pea

Etymology

  • pois chiche (French)

3. chickpea

noun. large white roundish Asiatic legume; usually dried.

Synonyms

  • chickpea plant
  • legume
  • Cicer arietinum
  • Egyptian pea

Etymology

  • pois chiche (French)

Example sentences of the word chickpea


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is also a good time to try spiralized zoodles or whole-wheat or chickpea pasta rather than running straight to the refined-wheat kind that has a high GI.

2. Adjective
Farinata throughout the rest of the region is made with chickpea flour.

3. Verb, base form
You can use olive oil or butter; and regular flour, cornstarch or chickpea flour to keep tomato soup velvety smooth.

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