an Andean goosefoot (Chenopodium quinoa), raised by the Indians for its edible seeds
Origin of quinoaSpanish quínua ; from Quechua kínwa
- A goosefoot (Chenopodium quinoa) native to the Andes and cultivated for its edible seeds.
- The seeds of this plant, used as food.
Origin of quinoaAmerican Spanish quinua, quínoa, from Quechua kinwa.