from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various weeds of the genus Chenopodium, having small greenish flowers. Also called pigweed.
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- n. Any of many flowering plants, of the subfamily Chenopodioideae, having small greenish flowers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of herbs (Chenopodium) mostly annual weeds; pigweed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of some species of the genus Chenopodium: so called from the shape of the leaves.
- n. The formation of the facial nerve in spreading into a leash of nerves in three principal divisions after its exit from the stylomastoid foramen: translating the technical term pes anserinus
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- n. any of various weeds of the genus Chenopodium having small greenish flowers
Beyond the marsh, well-drained slopes with gullies and cut banks offered protected crannies for forbs such as goosefoot, nettles, and mats of hairy-leaved, mouse-eared chickweed with small white flowers.
Before the Death, they would have made a living from dropped corn, knotweed, and maygrass seeds; now they had to be thriving on goosefoot and other invaders.
Their places now grew grass and goosefoot, the lonesome soil hardened and rain cracked.
The goosefoot-shaped leaves of this abundant plant have long been used as a nourishing food during times of need.
Lambsquarter is also known as wild spinach, goosefoot, pigweed, Good King Henry and fat hen.
Finds include asparagus, ratte and bintje potatoes and herbs such as angelica, goosefoot, cumin and marjoram.
The people raised crops including sunflower, squash, goosefoot, maygrass, and other plants with oily or starchy seeds.
It is a seed from the goosefoot plant and is an ideal food for all of us because it is a complete protein, and is especially useful for those on some restrictive diets as Quinoa flour can be used in gluten-free baking.
Saline marshes are dominated by goosefoot (Suaeda salsa) while freshwater wetlands support nearly single-species beds of the reed (Phragmites australis).
Saline meadows are dominated by goosefoot (Suaeda salsa), and grasslandss further inland (now separated by a seawall) are dominated by the grass, Imperata cylindrica.