from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See goosefoot.
- n. See amaranth.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various weedy plants sometimes used as pig fodder: Amaranthus, Chenopodium album, and Portulaca.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A name of several annual weeds. See goosefoot, and lamb's-quarters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant, one of the goosefoots, Chenopodium album, also called lamb's-quarters and baconweed. It is sometimes used as a pot-herb. The name extends more or less to other species of the genus.
- n. The green amaranth, Amarantus retroflexus, a common weed around sties and barn-yards.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. leaves collected from the wild
- n. common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb
- n. leaves sometimes used as potherbs; seeds used as cereal; southern United States to Central America; India and China
pig + weed (Wiktionary)