Is a chickpea a pea or a bean?

In answer to the question posted by someone who has blocked me, for unknown reasons: Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are legumes (so are peas, and many beans): A legume (/ˈlɛɡjuːm/ or /ˌləˈɡjuːm/) is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the fruit or seed of such a plant. Legumes are grown... show more In answer to the question posted by someone who has blocked me, for unknown reasons:

Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are legumes (so are peas, and many beans):

A legume (/ˈlɛɡjuːm/ or /ˌləˈɡjuːm/) is a plant in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae), or the fruit or seed of such a plant. Legumes are grown agriculturally, primarily for their food grain seed (example beans and lentils, or generally pulse), for livestock forage and silage, and as soil-enhancing green manure. Legumes are notable in that most of them have symbiotic nitrogen-fixing bacteria in structures called root nodules. Well-known legumes include alfalfa, clover, peas, beans, lentils, lupins, mesquite, carob, soybeans, peanuts and tamarind.

A legume fruit is a simple dry fruit that develops from a simple carpel and usually dehisces (opens along a seam) on two sides. A common name for this type of fruit is a pod, although the term "pod" is also applied to a few other fruit types, such as that of vanilla (a capsule) and of radish (a silique).
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legume
They are the main ingredient in hummus, and there are lots of other recipes for them:
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