orache
or orach noun Etymology: Middle English orage, arage, from Anglo-French orasche, arache, from Vulgar Latin *atrapic-, atrapex, from Greek atraphaxys Date: 14th century any of various herbs (genus Atriplex) of the goosefoot family that include some (as A. hortensis) with edible leaves

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  • Orache — Orach Or ach, Orache Or ache, n. [F. arroche, corrupted fr. L. atriplex, Gr. ?. Cf. {Arrach}.] (Bot.) A genus ({Atriplex}) of herbs or low shrubs of the Goosefoot family, most of them with a mealy surface. [1913 Webster] {Garden orache}, a plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • orache — balandūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Balandinių (Chenopodiaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Atriplex). atitikmenys: lot. Atriplex angl. orache vok. Graumelde; Melde rus. лебеда lenk. łoboda …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • orache — noun Any of various edible plants of the genus Atriplex, especially A. hortensis or A. patula …   Wiktionary

  • orache — [ ɒrətʃ] (also orach) noun a plant with red, yellow, or green leaves sometimes eaten as a vegetable. [Atriplex hortensis and related species.] Origin ME orage, from Anglo Norman Fr. arasche, from L. atriplex, from Gk atraphaxus …   English new terms dictionary

  • orache — or·ache …   English syllables

  • orache —   n. plant of the goosefoot family, especially one grown as a vegetable …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • orache — n. (also orach) an edible plant, Atriplex hortensis, with red, yellow, or green leaves sometimes used as a substitute for spinach or sorrel. Also called SALTBUSH. Etymology: ME arage f. AF arasche f. L atriplex f. Gk atraphaxus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Garden orache — Orach Or ach, Orache Or ache, n. [F. arroche, corrupted fr. L. atriplex, Gr. ?. Cf. {Arrach}.] (Bot.) A genus ({Atriplex}) of herbs or low shrubs of the Goosefoot family, most of them with a mealy surface. [1913 Webster] {Garden orache}, a plant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grassleaf orache — Taxobox name = Grassleaf orache image width = 240px image caption = Flowering twig regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Caryophyllales familia = Amaranthaceae genus = Atriplex species = A. littoralis binomial =… …   Wikipedia

  • sea orache — sultingoji balandūnė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Balandinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Atriplex halimus), paplitęs Afrikoje, pietvakarių Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Atriplex halimus angl. Mediterranean… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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