salsuginous sal*su"gi*nous, a. [L. salsugo, -ginis, saltness, from salsus salted, salt: cf. F. salsugineux.] (Bot.) Growing in brackish places or in salt marshes. [1913 Webster]

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  • salsuginous — sal·su·gi·nous …   English syllables

  • salsuginous —   a. Botany, thriving in salt impregnated soil …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • salsuginous — (ˈ)sal|süjənəs adjective Etymology: Latin salsugin , salsugo saltiness (from salsus salty) + English ous more at sauce : halophytic …   Useful english dictionary

  • sal|su|gi|nous — «sal SOO juh nuhs», adjective. growing in salty soil: »a salsuginous plant. ╂[< Latin salsūgō, inis saltness (< salīre to salt < sāl salis salt)] …   Useful english dictionary

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