What does quinoa mean?

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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quinoa

    kē′no-a, n. a Chilian and Mexican food-plant, resembling some British species of chenopodium, cultivated for its farinaceous seeds. [Peruv.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quinoa in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quinoa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  2. Laura Cipullo:

    Laura Cipullo says. $ 2.49 each at Whole Foods( locations atWholeFoodsMarket.com) 7. Pitaya Also known as dragon fruit, this colorful cactus has a kiwilike taste. It’s rich in phytonutrients, good fatty acids, fiber and antioxidants, says Laura Cipullo, a registered dietitian based near Union Square. How to enjoy it : Slice it open raw and scoop out the flesh for a refreshing and healthy treat, or look for frozen pitaya and make smoothies with it. $ 4 a pound at Hong Kong Supermarket, 157 Hester St. ; 212-966-0337 FOLLOW Laura Cipullo ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS 8. Cracked freekeh Move over, quinoa, and make room for freekeh.

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