Atriplex patulsa
Lamb's-quarters Lamb's-quar"ters, n. (Bot.) A name given to several common weedy European plants of the Goosefoot family, introduced into N. America, and sometimes used as pot herbs, as {Chenopodium album} and {Atriplex patulsa}.

Note: It is sometimes collected from the wild and eaten as a vegetable

Syn: lamb's quarters, pigweed, wild spinach, Chenopodium album. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Chenopodium album — Lamb s quarters Lamb s quar ters, n. (Bot.) A name given to several common weedy European plants of the Goosefoot family, introduced into N. America, and sometimes used as pot herbs, as {Chenopodium album} and {Atriplex patulsa}. Note: It is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lamb's-quarters — Lamb s quar ters, n. (Bot.) A name given to several common weedy European plants of the Goosefoot family, introduced into N. America, and sometimes used as pot herbs, as {Chenopodium album} and {Atriplex patulsa}. Note: It is sometimes collected… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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