wild spinach

any of various plants of the genus Chenopodium, sometimes used in place of spinach.
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wild spinach

1. European plant naturalized in North America; often collected from the wild as a potherb [syn: good-king-henry
2. common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb [syn: lamb's-quarters
3. leafy greens collected from the wild and used as a substitute for spinach 
4. leaves collected from the wild [syn: lamb's-quarter
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