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chenopod

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noun che·no·pod \ˈkē-nə-ˌpäd, ˈke-\

Definition of chenopod

  1. :  any plant of the goosefoot family



Origin and Etymology of chenopod

ultimately from Greek chēn goose + podion, diminutive of pod-, pous foot — more at goose, foot


First Known Use: 1555


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