halogeton


hal·o·ge·ton

noun \ˌha-lə-ˈjē-ˌtän\

Definition of HALOGETON

:  a coarse annual Asian herb (Halogeton glomeratus) of the goosefoot family that is a noxious weed in western United States ranges

Origin of HALOGETON

New Latin, from hal- + Greek geitōn neighbor
First Known Use: 1943

hal·o·ge·ton

noun \ˌhal-ə-ˈjē-ˌtän\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HALOGETON

: a coarse annual herb (Halogeton glomeratus) of the goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae) that in western American ranges is dangerous to sheep and cattle because of its high oxalate content

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