pigweed

Definitions of pigweed
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n common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb

Synonyms:
Chenopodium album, lamb's-quarters, wild spinach
Type of:
goosefoot
any of various weeds of the genus Chenopodium having small greenish flowers

n leaves sometimes used as potherbs; seeds used as cereal; southern United States to Central America; India and China

Synonyms:
Amaranthus hypochondriacus
Type of:
amaranth
any of various plants of the genus Amaranthus having dense plumes of green or red flowers; often cultivated for food

n leaves collected from the wild

Synonyms:
lamb's-quarter, wild spinach
Type of:
green, greens, leafy vegetable
any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

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