Definition of Mountain spinach

1. Noun. Asiatic plant resembling spinach often used as a potherb; naturalized in Europe and North America.

Exact synonyms: Atriplex Hortensis, Garden Orache
Generic synonyms: Orach, Orache

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mountain Spinach

mountain pine
mountain pride
mountain quail
mountain range
mountain ranges
mountain reindeer
mountain rice
mountain rimu
mountain ringlet
mountain ringlets
mountain rose
mountain sandwort
mountain sheep
mountain sickness
mountain skink
mountain spinach (current term)
mountain spleenwort
mountain starwort
mountain sumac
mountain swamp gum
mountain tea
mountain tent
mountain tick fever
mountain top
mountain trail
mountain unit
mountain units
mountain viscacha
mountain watercress
mountain zebra

Literary usage of Mountain spinach

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"32). The town suffered from earthquakes, such as that which destroyed the neighbouring Atalante in 1804. ORACH, or mountain spinach, ..."

2. Every Man His Own Gardener: The Complete Gardener : Being a Gardener's by John Abercrombie, Thomas Mawe (1832)
"mountain spinach, different from the above, but very good for similar uses; ... The mountain spinach may be sowed as above or more gene - rally in spring ..."

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