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lamb's-quarters Syllabification: lamb's-quar·ters

Definition of lamb's-quarters in English:


North American
A herbaceous plant with mealy, edible leaves, often considered to be a weed. Also called pigweed.
  • Chenopodium album, family Chenopodiaceae
Example sentences
  • Certain common weeds, such as black nightshade, redroot pigweed, lamb's-quarters, and horsenettle will also support growth of the Verticillium fungus, and fields with a high population of these weeds should also be avoided.

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