Found 1 items, similar to Issue pea.
English → English
Definition: Issue pea
, n.; pl. Peas
. [OE. pese, fr. AS. pisa, or
OF. peis, F. pois; both fr. L. pisum; cf. Gr. ?, ?. The final
s was misunderstood in English as a plural ending. Cf.
1. (Bot.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum
many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a
papilionaceous flower, and the pericarp is a legume,
popularly called a pod.
Note: When a definite number, more than one, is spoken of,
the plural form peas is used; as, the pod contained
nine peas; but, in a collective sense, the form pease
is preferred; as, a bushel of pease; they had pease at
dinner. This distinction is not always preserved, the
form peas being used in both senses.
2. A name given, especially in the Southern States, to the
seed of several leguminous plants (species of Dolichos
, etc.) esp. those having a scar (hilum)
of a different color from the rest of the seed.
Note: The name pea is given to many leguminous plants more or
less closely related to the common pea. See the
(Bot.), a seashore plant, Lathyrus maritimus
, a West Indian name for Dolichos sph[ae]rospermus
and its seed.
, the American plant Clitoria Mariana
having showy blossoms.
. See Chick-pea
. Same as Chick-pea
. See under Everlasting
. See under Glory
, any plant of the genus Tephrosia
; goat's rue.
, Orris pea
. (Med.) See under Issue
. (Bot.) See under Milk
, a kind of a coffee bean or grain which grows
single, and is round or pea-shaped; often used
adjectively; as, pea-berry coffee.
. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Pea weevil
, a size of coal smaller than nut coal.
(Zo["o]l.), any small crab of the genus
, living as a commensal in bivalves; esp.,
the European species (Pinnotheres pisum
) which lives in
the common mussel and the cockle.
(Zo["o]l.), the American ground dove.
(Bot.), a suborder (Papilionace[ae]
leguminous plants having blossoms essentially like that of
the pea. --G. Bentham.
(Zo["o]l.), the larva of a European moth
), which is very destructive to peas.
(Min.), argillaceous oxide of iron, occurring in
round grains of a size of a pea; pisolitic ore.
, the starch or flour of the common pea, which is
sometimes used in adulterating wheat flour, pepper, etc.
(Bot.), the name of several leguminous shrubs of
the genus Caragana
, natives of Siberia and China.
(a) Any plant which bears peas.
(b) A kind of vetch or tare, common in the United States
, and other similar species).
(Zo["o]l.), a small weevil (Bruchus pisi
which destroys peas by eating out the interior.
. (Bot.) See Pigeon pea
(Bot.), the annual plant Lathyrus odoratus
also, its many-colored, sweet-scented blossoms.
([i^]sh"[-u]), n. [OF. issue, eissue, F. issue,
fr. OF. issir, eissir, to go out, L. exire; ex out of, from +
ire to go, akin to Gr. 'ie`nai, Skr. i, Goth. iddja went,
used as prefect of gaggan to go. Cf. Ambition
1. The act of passing or flowing out; a moving out from any
inclosed place; egress; as, the issue of water from a
pipe, of blood from a wound, of air from a bellows, of
people from a house.
2. The act of sending out, or causing to go forth; delivery;
issuance; as, the issue of an order from a commanding
officer; the issue of money from a treasury.
3. That which passes, flows, or is sent out; the whole
quantity sent forth or emitted at one time; as, an issue
of bank notes; the daily issue of a newspaper.
4. Progeny; a child or children; offspring. In law,
sometimes, in a general sense, all persons descended from
a common ancestor; all lineal descendants.
If the king
Should without issue die. --Shak.
5. Produce of the earth, or profits of land, tenements, or
other property; as, A conveyed to B all his right for a
term of years, with all the issues, rents, and profits.
6. A discharge of flux, as of blood. --Matt. ix. 20.
7. (Med.) An artificial ulcer, usually made in the fleshy
part of the arm or leg, to produce the secretion and
discharge of pus for the relief of some affected part.
8. The final outcome or result; upshot; conclusion; event;
hence, contest; test; trial.
Come forth to view
The issue of the exploit. --Shak.
While it is hot, I 'll put it to the issue. --Shak.
9. A point in debate or controversy on which the parties take
affirmative and negative positions; a presentation of
alternatives between which to choose or decide; a point of
contention; a matter in controversy.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
10. (Law) In pleading, a single material point of law or fact
depending in the suit, which, being affirmed on the one
side and denied on the other, is presented for
determination. See General issue
, under General
, under Feigned
. --Blount. Cowell.
, in controversy; disputed; opposing or contesting;
hence, at variance; disagreeing; inconsistent.
As much at issue with the summer day
As if you brought a candle out of doors. --Mrs.
Bank of issue
, Collateral issue
, etc. See under Bank
, a pea, or a similar round body, used to maintain
irritation in a wound, and promote the secretion and
discharge of pus.
To join issue
, or To take issue
, to take opposing sides
in a matter in controversy.