Translation of petits pois in Spanish:

petits pois

petits pois, n.

Pronunciation /ˌpətɪ ˈpwɑː//ˌpɛdi ˈpwɑ/

plural noun

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    petits pois masculine
    guisantes finos masculine Spain
    chícharos (pequeños) masculine Mexico
    arvejitas feminine South America
    • The second course followed, starring fresh green peas, two ways: Petits pois en brandade, velouté de petits pois, et pain grillé.
    • After a moment's pause, during which I decided that the peas on my plate were more fascinating than les petits pois are generally thought to be, I looked up.
    • The protein-packed power breakfast menu one morning included juicy fried chicken spiked with loads of black pepper and garlic, served with salad and a hefty dollop of mayonnaise, and sautéed kidneys and onions with petits pois.
    • We use fresh pea pods in the restaurant, but if you haven't got time to stand around shelling them or have trouble tracking them down, good-quality, frozen petits pois work well.
    • Some of this glamour still attaches to the French petits pois, which are not a separate variety but ordinary peas harvested very young.