New Zealand spinach

New Zealand spinach

noun
a plant, Tetragonia tetragonioides, of warm regions, cultivated for its edible leaves, eaten as a vegetable.

Origin:
1815–25

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new zealand spinach

noun
coarse sprawling Australasian plant with red or yellow flowers; cultivated for its edible young shoots and succulent leaves 
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