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Noun: pigeon pea
  1. Tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics
    - pigeon-pea plant, cajan pea, catjang pea, red gram, dhal, dahl, Cajanus cajan
     
  2. Small highly nutritious seed of the tropical pigeon-pea plant
    - cajan pea, dahl

Derived forms: pigeon peas

Type of: bush, pea, shrub

Part of: Cajanus, genus Cajanus

Encyclopedia: Pigeon pea