Goosefoot Goose"foot`, n. (Bot.) A genus of herbs ({Chenopodium}) mostly annual weeds; pigweed. [1913 Webster]

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  • goosefoot — [go͞os′foot΄] adj. designating a family (Chenopodiaceae, order Caryophyllales) of dicotyledonous plants, including spinach and beets n. pl. goosefoots any of a genus (Chenopodium) of weedy plants of the goosefoot family, with small green flowers… …   English World dictionary

  • goosefoot — noun (plural goosefoots) Date: 1548 any of a genus (Chenopodium) or family (Chenopodiaceae, the goosefoot family) of glabrous herbs with fruit that is a utricle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goosefoot — pensilvaninis klevas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Klevinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Acer pensylvanicum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Acer pensylvanicum angl. goosefoot; moose bark maple; moosewood; moosewood maple; …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • goosefoot — /goohs foot /, n., pl. goosefoots. any of numerous, often weedy plants of the genus Chenopodium, having inconspicuous greenish flowers. [1540 50; GOOSE + FOOT] * * * ▪ plant  any of several salt tolerant plant species belonging to the genus… …   Universalium

  • goosefoot — noun Any of many flowering plants, of the subfamily Chenopodioideae, having small greenish flowers. Syn: pigweed …   Wiktionary

  • goosefoot — n. type of weed, family of plants that produce small green flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goosefoot — noun (plural goosefoots) a plant with divided leaves which are said to resemble the foot of a goose. [Genus Chenopodium.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • goosefoot — goose•foot [[t]ˈgusˌfʊt[/t]] n. pl. foots pln any of numerous, often weedy plants of the genus Chenopodium, having inconspicuous greenish flowers • Etymology: 1540–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • goosefoot — /ˈgusfʊt/ (say goohsfoot) noun (plural goosefoots) 1. any plant of the genus Chenopodium, containing many widely distributed herbs and shrubs with minute green flowers. 2. any member of the family Chenopodiaceae …   Australian English dictionary

  • goosefoot — n. (pl. foots) any plant of the genus Chenopodium, having leaves shaped like the foot of a goose …   Useful english dictionary

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