Definition of Pigweed in English :

Define Pigweed in English

Pigweed meaning in English

Meaning of Pigweed in English

Pronunciation of Pigweed in English

Pigweed pronunciation in English

Pronounce Pigweed in English


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1. chenopodium album, lamb's-quarters, pigweed, wild spinach

common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb

2. amaranthus hypochondriacus, pigweed

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

3. lamb's-quarter, pigweed, wild spinach

leaves collected from the wild

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of pigweed
1. Also called: redroot
any of several coarse North American amaranthaceous weeds of the genus Amaranthus, esp A. retroflexus, having hairy leaves and green flowers
2.  a US name for fat hen

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see synonyms of pigweed
1.  US
any of several coarse weeds (genus Amaranthus) of the amaranth family, with dense, bristly clusters of small green flowers
any of several goosefoots, esp. lamb's-quarters

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see synonyms of pigweed
1. See goosefoot.
2. See amaranth.

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