wild pea

noun
any of various plants of the family Leguminosae that usually grow like vines
Hypernyms: ↑legume, ↑leguminous plant
Hyponyms:

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noun
: any of several usually vining plants of the family Leguminosae and especially of the genera Lathyrus, Vicia, or Strophostyles

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