Sea chickweed
Sea chickweed Sea" chick"weed` (Bot.) A fleshy plant ({Arenaria peploides}) growing in large tufts in the sands of the northern Atlantic seacoast; -- called also {sea sandwort}, and {sea purslane}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea purslane — Sea chickweed Sea chick weed (Bot.) A fleshy plant ({Arenaria peploides}) growing in large tufts in the sands of the northern Atlantic seacoast; called also {sea sandwort}, and {sea purslane}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea sandwort — Sea chickweed Sea chick weed (Bot.) A fleshy plant ({Arenaria peploides}) growing in large tufts in the sands of the northern Atlantic seacoast; called also {sea sandwort}, and {sea purslane}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea sandwort — Sea sand wort (Bot.) See {Sea chickweed}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arenaria peploides — Sea chickweed Sea chick weed (Bot.) A fleshy plant ({Arenaria peploides}) growing in large tufts in the sands of the northern Atlantic seacoast; called also {sea sandwort}, and {sea purslane}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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