chenopod

noun
che·​no·​pod | \ ˈkē-nə-ˌpäd How to pronounce chenopod (audio) , ˈke- How to pronounce chenopod (audio) \

Definition of chenopod

: any plant of the goosefoot family

First Known Use of chenopod

1555, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chenopod

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

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The first known use of chenopod was in 1555

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“Chenopod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chenopod. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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