Word of the Day: Chard

chard chard / chärd   noun 1. a variety of beet, Beta vulgaris cicla, with large leaves and broad leaf stalks that are often eaten as a vegetable; also known as Swiss chard Leafy greens such as romaine lettuce, kale, collards, Swiss chard, and spinach are the most nutrient-dense of all foods. Joel Fuhrman, 1953 –