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spin·ach

 (spĭn′ĭch)
n.
1. An annual plant (Spinacia oleracea) native to southwest Asia, widely cultivated for its succulent edible leaves.
2. The leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable.

[Middle English, from Old French espinache, from Medieval Latin spināchium, from Arabic 'isfānāḫ, from Persian espenāj, espenākh.]
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spinach

(ˈspɪnɪdʒ; -ɪtʃ)
n
1. (Plants) a chenopodiaceous annual plant, Spinacia oleracea, cultivated for its dark green edible leaves
2. (Cookery) the leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
[C16: from Old French espinache, from Old Spanish espinaca, from Arabic isfānākh, from Persian]
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spin•ach

(ˈspɪn ɪtʃ)

n.
1. a plant, Spinachiaoleracea, of the goosefoot family, cultivated for its edible, crinkly or flat leaves.
2. the leaves, eaten as a vegetable.
[1520–30; < Middle French espinache, espinage < Old Spanish espinaca, alter. of Arabic isfānākh, perhaps < Persian]
spin′ach•like`, adj.
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spinach

  • a la Florentine - Means with spinach.
  • leaf vegetables - Include cabbage and Romaine lettuce, spinach, Swiss chard, endive, and cress.
  • rainbow rotelle - A combination of tomato, spinach, and regular twirl-shaped pasta in the colors of the Italian flag.
  • spinach - May come from Persian aspanakh/ispanak, perhaps related to the Latin spina, "spine," because of its prickly seeds.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spinach - southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leavesspinach - southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
spinach - dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
vegetable - any of various herbaceous plants cultivated for an edible part such as the fruit or the root of the beet or the leaf of spinach or the seeds of bean plants or the flower buds of broccoli or cauliflower
2.spinach - dark green leaves; eaten cooked or raw in salads
greens, leafy vegetable, green - any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables
prickly-seeded spinach, spinach, spinach plant, Spinacia oleracea - southwestern Asian plant widely cultivated for its succulent edible dark green leaves
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Translations
سبانخسَبَانِخسَبانِخوَرَق سَبانِخ
špenát
spinat
spinaco
pinaatti
špinat
spenót
spínat
ほうれん草
시금치
špinatas
spināti
Špenát
špinača
spenat
ผักโขม
cải bó xôi

spinach

[ˈspɪnɪdʒ] N
1. (Culin) → espinacas fpl
2. (= plant) → espinaca f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

spinach

[ˈspɪnɪdʒ ˈspɪnɪtʃ]
n
(= plant) → épinard m
(as food)épinards mpl
modif [leaves, salad] → d'épinards
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

spinach

nSpinat m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

spinach

[ˈspɪnɪdʒ] nspinaci mpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

spinach

(ˈspinidʒ) , (-nitʃ) noun
1. a kind of plant whose young leaves are eaten as a vegetable. He grows spinach in his garden.
2. the leaves as food. We had steak and spinach for dinner.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

spinach

سَبَانِخ špenát spinat Spinat σπανάκι espinaca pinaatti épinard špinat spinaci ほうれん草 시금치 spinazie spinat szpinak espinafre шпинат spenat ผักโขม ıspanak cải bó xôi 菠菜
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

spinach

n espinaca (frec. pl)
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