Definitions for quinoaˈkin wɑ

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  1. quinoa(Noun)

    A goosefoot Chenopodium quinoa native to the Andes and cultivated for its edible seeds.

  2. quinoa(Noun)

    The high-protein dried fruits and seeds of this plant, used as a food staple and ground into flour.

  3. Origin: From kinwa.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quinoa(noun)

    the seeds of a kind of goosewort (Chenopodium Quinoa), used in Chili and Peru for making porridge or cakes; also, food thus made


  1. Quinoa

    Quinoa, a species of goosefoot, is a grain-like crop grown primarily for its edible seeds. It is a pseudocereal rather than a true cereal, or grain, as it is not a member of the true grass family. As a chenopod, quinoa is closely related to species such as beetroots, spinach and tumbleweeds.

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