Complete Definition of "chickpea"

English

Pronunciation
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Alternative spellings
chick pea

Noun
en-noun

  1. An annual Asian plant (Cicer arietinum) in the pea family, widely cultivated for the edible seeds in its short inflated pods.
  2. A seed of this plant, often used as a food.

Translations
trans-top|plant
Crimean Tatar: nogut
Finnish: kikherne
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Portuguese: grão-de-bico m
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trans-top|seed
Dutch: kikkererwt, keker, kekererwt, Spaanse erwt, kreukerwt
Finnish: kikherne
French: pois chiche m
German: Kichererbse f
Italian: cece m, ceci p
Japanese: ヒヨコ豆 (ひよこまめ, hiyokomame)
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Kurdish: KUchar|نۆک
Maltese: ċiċra f, ċiċri} p
Neapolitan: cìcero, cìcere p
Persian: fa-Arab|نخود (noxod)
Portuguese: grão-de-bico m
Spanish: garbanzo m
Swedish: kikärt
Telugu: చనగలు
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Synonyms
(plant): Bengal gram, garbanzo
(seed): Bengal gram, garbanzo

Category:Vegetables

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