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qui•noa



Pronunciation: (kēn'wä), [key]
n.
a tall crop plant, Chenopodium quinoa, of the goosefoot family, cultivated in Peru and Chile for its small, ivory-colored seed, which is used as a food staple. Also,quinua.

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quinine waterquinoid
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