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- adj. Of, relating to, or resembling, the plant spinach, or the family of plants to which it belongs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, the plant spinach, or the family of plants to which it belongs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of spinach, or the class of plants to which it belongs.
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This is one of the spinaceous plants, which take their name from spinach, which is the chief among them.
As a spinaceous plant, the White Beet might be grown to great advantage in the vegetable garden, as it affords leaves fit for use during the whole summer. "