Definition of Lamb's-quarter
1. Noun. Leaves collected from the wild.
Generic synonyms: Green, Greens, Leafy Vegetable
Group relationships: Chenopodium Album, Lamb's-quarters, Pigweed, Wild Spinach
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lamb's-quarter
Literary usage of Lamb's-quarter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Canada by Charles George Douglas Roberts (1897)
"The early buds of the basswood were gathered and boiled, with the weed called " lamb,s-quarter," and pigweed, and the wild " Indian cabbage. ..."
2. Vegetable Gardening by Samuel Bowdlear Green (1915)
"... and spinach, whose cultural directions are here given, this family includes such weeds as Russian thistle, goosefoot, and lamb,s quarter or pigweed. ..."
3. The Butterfly Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Butterflies of by William Jacob Holland (1898)
"... 109 Lamb,s-quarter, 330 lanceolata, Euchloe, 285 lappets, 17 Lady, The Painted, 170, 171; The West Laria, genus of moths, 224; rossi, 224 larva. ..."