quinoa

Definitions


[ˈkiːnwɑː], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a plant of the goosefoot family found in the Andes, where it was widely cultivated for its edible starchy seeds prior to the introduction of Old World grains.


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Origin:
early 17th century: Spanish spelling of Quechua kinua, kinoa




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