a plant, Spinacia oleracea, cultivated for its edible, crinkly or flat leaves.
a chenopodiaceous annual plant, Spinacia oleracea, cultivated for its dark green edible leaves
the leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable
spill the beans
noun 1. green peach aphid. green peach aphid noun 1. an aphid, Myzus persicae, that is a pest of many fruit trees, ornamentals, and vegetables and a vector of certain viral plant diseases.
noun 1. herb patience. herb patience noun, plural herbs patience. 1. a European plant, Rumex patientia, of the buckwheat family, naturalized in North America, having long, wavy-margined, basal leaves used for salads.
[spin-ich-roo-bahrb] /ˈspɪn ɪtʃˌru bɑrb/ noun 1. an Ethiopian plant, Rumex abyssinicus, of the buckwheat family, having leaves that are sometimes used as spinach and leafstalks sometimes used as rhubarb.
noun, plural spinae [spahy-nee] /ˈspaɪ ni/ (Show IPA). Anatomy, Zoology. 1. a spine or spinelike projection. spina spi·na (spī’nə) n. pl. spi·nae (-nē) A spine-shaped or sharp thornlike anatomical process.