Definition of lamb's-quarters in English:



North American
  • A herbaceous plant with mealy, edible leaves, often considered to be a weed.

    Also called pigweed

    Chenopodium album, family Chenopodiaceae

    • ‘Certain common weeds, such as black nightshade, redroot pigweed, lamb's-quarters, and horsenettle will also support growth of the Verticillium fungus, and fields with a high population of these weeds should also be avoided.’