lamb's–quarter

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noun lamb's–quar·ter \ˈlamz-ˌkwȯ(r)-tər, -ˌkȯ(r)-\

Definition of lamb's–quarter

  1. 1 :  a goosefoot (Chenopodium album) having leaves with a white powdery coating that are sometimes used in salads or cooked as a vegetable —often used in plural but singular or plural in construction

  2. 2 :  any of several oraches —usually used in pl. but singular or plural in construction

1773

First Known Use of lamb's–quarter

1773


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