pease

pease
peaselike, adj.
/peez/, n., pl. pease. Archaic.
1. a pea.
2. pl. of pea.
[bef. 900; ME pese, OE peose, pise < LL pisa fem. sing. use of pl. of L pisum (neut.) < Gk píson pea, pulse]

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