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- n. A plant, the red goosefoot (Chenopodium rubrum).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The red goosefoot (Chenopodium rubrum), -- said to be fatal to swine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The maple-leaved goose-foot, Chenopodium hybridum, regarded as fatal to swine. Also called hog's-bane.
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- n. herb considered fatal to swine
sow + bane, as it was believed to be fatal to swine. (Wiktionary)