Purcelane Purce"lane, n. (Bot.) Purslane. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • purslane — [pʉrs′lin, pʉrs′lān΄] n. [ME purcelane < MFr porcelaine < LL porcilaca, purslane, altered < L portulaca: see PORTULACA] any of various prostrate weeds (genus Portulaca) of the purslane family, with pink, fleshy stems and small, yellow,… …   English World dictionary

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