What does the word spinach mean?

Usage examples for spinach

  1. Though I suppose, if you face it squarely, they're no worse than spinach. – Right Ho, Jeeves by P. G. Wodehouse
  2. Some country people who boil the young plants declare these " greens" are as good as spinach. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  3. To the latter add a few drops spinach green. – Desserts and Salads by Gesine Lemcke