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Definition of "spinach" []

  • A widely cultivated southwest Asian plant (Spinacia oleracea) having succulent edible leaves. (noun)
  • The leaves of this plant, eaten as a vegetable. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "spinach" in a sentence
  • "When all the spinach is added, cook until still bright green but fully cooked (taste if there's any question)."
  • "Just cut a stick of feta, cover it in spinach (I thawed whole leaf spinach from my freezer – if you use fresh parboil them so they wilt and press out the water), then roll the feta-spinach roll up in the dough triangle."
  • "We looked in on the chickens, fed the koi, walked the perimeter of the deer fence to make sure there were no breaks in it anywhere (it keeps the deer out of the garden, where the spinach is just starting to sprout)."