quinoa
noun Etymology: Spanish, from Quechua kinua Date: 1625 an annual herb (Chenopodium quinoa) of the goosefoot family that is native to the Andean highlands and is cultivated for its starchy seeds which are used as food and ground into flour; also its seeds

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  • Quinoa — Qui*no a, n. The seeds of a kind of goosewort ({Chenopodium Quinoa}), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Quinoa — bolivinė balanda statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Balandinių šeimos maistinis augalas (Chenopodium quinoa), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje (Bolivijoje, Čilėje, Kolumbijoje, Ekvadore, Peru); jo sėklos naudojamos maistui. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • quinoa — bolivinė balanda statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Balandinių šeimos maistinis augalas (Chenopodium quinoa), paplitęs Pietų Amerikoje (Bolivijoje, Čilėje, Kolumbijoje, Ekvadore, Peru); jo sėklos naudojamos maistui. atitikmenys: lot.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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