- any of numerous, often weedy plants of the genus Chenopodium, having inconspicuous greenish flowers.
Origin of goosefoot
Examples from the Web for goosefoot
Historical Examples of goosefoot
Scurf, Scurfiness, minute scales on the surface of many leaves, as of Goosefoot.The Elements of Botany
It feeds in the autumn on the flowers and seeds of various kinds of goosefoot (Chenopodium), also on Orache (Atriplex).The Moths of the British Isles, Second Series
But the first thing that stopped Moss was the glowing front of a pawnshop, near the head of Goosefoot Lane.
Going south again he came to a low mesa, to a place called Yelak-īmi, "goosefoot."Seven Mohave Myths
A. L. Kroeber