quelite

noun
que·li·te | \ kāˈlētē \
plural -s

Definition of quelite 

Southwest

: any of various plants (as lamb's-quarters or purslane) cooked as greens : potherb

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History and Etymology for quelite

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl quilitl edible green

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