Spinage vs Spinate - What's the difference?

spinage | spinate |

As a noun spinage

is .

As an adjective spinate is

bearing a spine; spiniform.




  • * {{quote-book, year=1764, author=Elizabeth Moxon, title=English Housewifery Exemplified, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Take a quart of good boiling pease which put into a pot with a gallon of soft water whilst cold; add thereto a little beef or mutton, a little hung beef or bacon, and two or three large onions; boil all together while your soop is thick; salt it to your taste, and thicken it with a little wheat-flour; strain it thro' a cullender, boil a little sellery, cut it in small pieces, with a little crisp bread, and crisp a little spinage , as you would do parsley, then put it in a dish, and serve it up. }}






    (en adjective)
  • Bearing a spine; spiniform.
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