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halogeton

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noun hal·o·ge·ton \ˌha-lə-ˈjē-ˌtän\

Definition of halogeton

  1. :  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


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halogeton

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noun hal·o·ge·ton \ˌhal-ə-ˈjē-ˌtän\

Medical Definition of halogeton

  1. :  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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