chard means: Chard is a beet that’s been grown to produce leaves, rather than root vegetables. It has thick, white, pink or red midrib, and green leaves with scarlet veins. Chard is distinctive for its acid-sweet taste. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does chard mean?

This vegetable, commonly known as Swiss chard is actually a beet that’s grown to produce its leaves. These leaves have a celery-like appearance and are dark, crinkly green. It can be used in place of spinach for most recipes. (in Cooking Dictionary)