Black saltwort
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}. [1913 Webster]

{Black saltwort}, the sea milkwort. [1913 Webster]


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  • black saltwort — noun a small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers • Syn: ↑sea milkwort, ↑sea trifoly, ↑Glaux maritima • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english 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}. [1913 Webster] {Black saltwort}, the sea milkwort. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Batis maritima — 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}. [1913 Webster] {Black saltwort}, the sea milkwort. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glaux — noun sea milkwort • Syn: ↑genus Glaux • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Primulaceae, ↑family Primulaceae, ↑primrose family …   Useful english dictionary

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glaux — Taxobox | name = Glaux maritima image width = 230px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ericales familia = Myrsinaceae genus = Glaux genus authority = L. species = G. maritima binomial = Glaux maritima binomial …   Wikipedia

  • genus Glaux — noun sea milkwort • Syn: ↑Glaux • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Primulaceae, ↑family Primulaceae, ↑primrose family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glaux maritima — noun a small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers • Syn: ↑sea milkwort, ↑sea trifoly, ↑black saltwort • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea milkwort — noun a small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers • Syn: ↑sea trifoly, ↑black saltwort, ↑Glaux maritima • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea trifoly — noun a small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers • Syn: ↑sea milkwort, ↑black saltwort, ↑Glaux maritima • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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