Definition of lamb's-quarters in English:


Syllabification: lamb's-quar·ters


North American
  • A herbaceous plant with mealy, edible leaves, often considered to be a weed. Also called pigweed.
    • Chenopodium album, family Chenopodiaceae
    More 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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