goosefoot definition by Webster's New World
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designating a family (Chenopodiaceae, order Caryophyllales) of dicotyledonous plants, including spinach and beets
noun pl. goosefoots
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
noun pl. goose·foots
Any of various weeds of the genus Chenopodium, having small greenish flowers. Also called pigweed.
Origin: From the shape of its leaves.