Goosefoot meaning

go͝osfo͝ot
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Any of various often weedy plants of the genus Chenopodium, having small greenish flowers.
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Designating a family (Chenopodiaceae, order Caryophyllales) of dicotyledonous plants, including spinach and beets.
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Any of a genus (Chenopodium) of weedy plants of the goosefoot family, with small green flowers and, frequently, scurfy or fleshy foliage.
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Any of many flowering plants, of the subfamily Chenopodioideae, having small greenish flowers.
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Origin of goosefoot

  • From the shape of its leaves

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary