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Noun: pigweed  'pig,weed
  1. Common weedy European plant introduced into North America; often used as a potherb
    - lamb's-quarters, wild spinach, Chenopodium album
  2. Leaves sometimes used as potherbs; seeds used as cereal; southern United States to Central America; India and China
    - Amaranthus hypochondriacus
  3. Leaves collected from the wild
    - lamb's-quarter, wild spinach

Derived forms: pigweeds

Type of: amaranth, goosefoot, green, greens, leafy vegetable

Encyclopedia: Pigweed