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 (kē′nə-pŏd′, kĕn′ə-)
Any of various plants of the family Chenopodiaceae, which includes spinach, beets, and the goosefoots.

[From New Latin Chēnopodiāceae, family name, from Chēnopodium, type genus : Greek khēn, goose; see ghans- in Indo-European roots + Greek podion, diminutive of pous, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots.]


(ˈkiːnəˌpɒd; ˈkɛn-)
(Plants) any flowering plant of the family Chenopodiaceae, which includes the beet, mangel-wurzel, spinach, and goosefoot
[C16: from Greek khēn goose + pous foot]
chenopodiaceous adj


(ˈki nəˌpɒd, ˈkɛn ə-)

any plant of the goosefoot family Chenopodiaceae.
[1545–55; < New Latin Chenopodium goosefoot < Greek chēno-, comb. form of chḗn goose + New Latin -podium -podium]
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