halogeton

noun hal·o·ge·ton \ 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 U.S. ranges

Origin and Etymology of halogeton

New Latin, from hal- + Greek geitōn neighbor


Medical Dictionary

halogeton

noun hal·o·ge·ton \ ˌhal-ə-ˈjē-ˌtän \

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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