A type of legume also known as pigeon peas. It is commonly used in Jamaican rice and peas, soups, and stews.
Patois: "Mi granny mek di best gungo peas soup."
English: My grandmother makes the best gungo peas soup.
Patois: Mi ago cook gungo peas and rice wen mi guh home
English: I am going to cook pigeon peas and rice when I go home
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