Tetragonia expansa
Spinach Spin"ach, Spinage Spin"age, n. [OF. espinache, espinoche, F. ['e]pinard; cf. F. spinace, Sp. espinaca; all fr. Ar. isf[=a]n[=a]j, isfin[=a]j, aspan[=a]kh, probably of Persian origin.] (Bot.) A common pot herb ({Spinacia oleracea}) belonging to the Goosefoot family. [1913 Webster]

{Mountain spinach}. See {Garden orache}, under {Orache}.

{New Zealand spinach} (Bot.), a coarse herb ({Tetragonia expansa}), a poor substitute for spinach. [1913 Webster]

Note: Various other pot herbs are locally called spinach. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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