Definition of Lamb's-quarters

1. Noun. Common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb.




Definition of Lamb's-quarters

1. Noun. Any of several plants of the goosefoot family, sometimes used as potherbs. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Lamb's-quarters

1. A name given to several plants of the Goosefoot family, sometimes used as pot herbs, as Chenopodium album and Atriplex patulsa. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamb's-quarters

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Literary usage of Lamb's-quarters

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1. An Address Delivered at Topsfield in Massachusetts, August 28, 1850: The Two by Nehemiah Cleaveland (1851)
"Lamb-s quarters. The next day, Capt. Peabody of the same regiment, who had lived with me in ... Lamb-s quarters, his head being on this side of the river. ..."

2. Report of the Illinois State Entomologist Concerning Operations Under the by Illinois State Entomologist (1905)
"The United States Entomologist found the larvae at roots of lamb,s- quarters, and apparently also at those of Jamestown weed. They are about a fourth of an ..."

3. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Habitat.—Introduced from Tropical America; common southward, in waste places. Chenopodium album Linne.— Pigweed, Lamb-s Quarters. Description. ..."

4. Plant Life and Plant Uses: An Elementary Textbook, a Foundation for the by John Gaylord Coulter (1913)
"... and album is its specific name, body of a common weed ~, . . . . 0 . , ., called lamb s quarters or ,11^, ,, Ihe plural of genus 1s genera, ..."

5. Courses in Agriculture for the Secondary Schools of Texas by Walter Francis Doughty, Martin L. Hayes, William Septimus Taylor (1914)
"7. Estimate the number of seeds borne on one plant of some of the most common weeds. 8. A single plant of lamb s quarters has been known to bear ..."

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