Peashooter vs Pea - What's the difference?

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Peashooter is a derived term of pea.


As nouns the difference between peashooter and pea

is that peashooter is a toy gun, consisting of a tube through which peas or small objects are blown while pea is a plant, member of the legume (fabaceae) family.

peashooter

English

Alternative forms

* pea-shooter

Noun

  • A toy gun, consisting of a tube through which peas or small objects are blown.
  • Any small or ineffective gun.
  • pea

    English

    (wikipedia pea)

    Etymology 1

    , originally an uncountable noun meaning "peas" that was construed as a plural.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A plant, member of the legume (Fabaceae) family
  • The edible seed of some of these plants
  • (baseball) A ball travelling at high velocity
  • Derived terms
    * pea-brain * pea crab * pea pod * peashooter * peason * like two peas in a pod * pigeon pea * sugar pea * sweet pea
    Descendants
    * Abenaki: * Mohegan-Pequot: * Yurok:

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (nautical)
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