goosefoot definition by Webster's New World
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designating a family (Chenopodiaceae, order Caryophyllales) of dicotyledonous plants, including spinach and beets
any of a genus (Chenopodium) of weedy plants of the goosefoot family, with small green flowers and, frequently, scurfy or fleshy foliage
goosefoot definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Any of various often weedy plants of the genus Chenopodium, having small greenish flowers. Also called pigweed.
Origin of goosefootFrom the shape of its leaves.
goosefoot definition by Wiktionary
- Any of many flowering plants, of the subfamily Chenopodioideae, having small greenish flowers.