pigweed

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Etymology[edit]

From pig +‎ weed.

Noun[edit]

pigweed (countable and uncountable, plural pigweeds)

  1. Any of various weedy plants sometimes used as pig fodder: Amaranthus, Chenopodium album, and Portulaca.
    • 1941, Ernestine Hill, My Love Must Wait, A&R Classics 2013, p. 11:
      He still carried the basket with the shags and pig-weed.

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