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saltwort definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash [syn: saltwort, barilla, glasswort, kali, kelpwort, Salsola kali, Salsola soda]
2: low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves [syn: saltwort, Batis maritima]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1568 1. any of a genus (Salsola) of plants (as the Russian thistle) of the goosefoot family of which some have been used in making soda ash 2. a low-growing strong-smelling succulent coastal shrub (Batis maritima of the family Bataceae) of warm parts of the New World

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any plant of the genus Salsola; glasswort.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Saltwort Salt"wort`, n. (Bot.) A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the Batis maritima, and the glasswort. See Glasswort. Black saltwort, the sea milkwort.



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