Lamb's-quar"ters(?), n. (Bot.) A name given to several common weedy European plants of the Goosefoot family, introduced into N. America, and sometimes used as pot herbs, as Chenopodium album and Atriplex patulsa. It is sometimes collected from the wild and eaten as a vegetable
Syn. -- lamb's quarters, pigweed, wild spinach, Chenopodium album.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
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