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The dried ripe fruit of Chenopodium ambrosoides (family Chenopodiaceae), American wormwood, from which a volatile oil is distilled and formerly used as an anthelmintic.
Synonym(s): Jesuits' tea, Mexican tea, wormseed (2)
[G. chēn, goose, + pous (pod-), foot]
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Catholic religious order founded by Saint Ignatius Loyola in 1540.
Jesuit tea - tea used by Indians for centuries; first cultivated by the Jesuits in their Paraguayan missions. Synonym(s): chenopodium
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(Poaceae), prickly Russian thistle, pitseed goosefoot, Chenopodium berlandieri (Chenopodiaceae), buffalo gourd, Cucurbita foetidissima (Cucurbitaceae), Drummond's clematis, Clematis drummondii (Ranunculaceae), peppergrass, Lepidium sp.
Despite its fluffy, grain-like appearance, quinoa was designated a member of the goosefoot species, a cousin to beets, and completely unrelated to the five forbidden chametz grains: wheat, spelt, oats, rye, and barley.
The dishes themselves range from Goosefoot Pancakes; Stinging Nettle Soup; Raspberry Rose Milkshake; and Salad of Chervil, Apples, Walnuts, Quinoa, and Onion; to Spaghetti Squash with Lentils and Sage; Fried Duck Egg on Rye Berry Hash; Tarragon Millet Tempeh Cakes; Rosemary -Ginger Minestrone; and Cafe Cocoa's Apricot Sage Cookies.
In general white-tailed deer are considered to be the major long-distance seed dispersal vector for many native and invasive plants: such as honeysuckle (Lonicera sp.), multiflora rose (Rosa multiflora), and oak-leaved goosefoot (Chenopodium glaucum; Myers et al., 2004).
Fig-leaf goosefoot (Chenopodium ficifolium)###Aphid (Aphis gossypii Glover)###47.0-86.0###Dang et al.
Those familiar with his eight novels ranging from Bogmail and Goosefoot through The Devil's Diary and The Lost Soldier's Song will be captivated, sifting through the various sediments of his upbringing and culture as we uncover the novelistic origins of many of his eccentric characters, unique topographies, and lethal frictions.
(26.) Ahn Sugil, One Goosefoot. Seoul: Munyechangjaksa, 1977.
Fort Ancient peoples in the Middle Ohio River valley relied heavily on maize for a significant proportion of their dietary needs, and also cultivated beans, squash/gourd, sunflower, goosefoot, and tobacco.
There is also detailed information on the nutritional content of such plants as prickly pear fruit, pinyon seeds, purslane goosefoot, and sunflower seeds.
I perchance leaned on a goosefoot stick to leave my chilly valley, To my honor, you came in a sedan chair across distant hills.
En effet, chou gras est le nom vernaculaire d'une mauvaise herbe appelee chenopodium album ou, en anglais vernaculaire, dungweed ou white goosefoot. Poussant dans les fosses partout au Canada, elle est une peste pour les potagers, disent les textes botaniques, mais une mauvaise herbe coriace et elegante.
But with scores of celebrity chefs, like the Food Network's Ted Allen, and publications, including The New York Times and The Huffington Post, touting the health and culinary benefits of chard in the past few months alone, the succulent secrets of this flavorful member of the goosefoot family are finally out.