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Saltwort Definition

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[n] low-growing strong-smelling coastal shrub of warm parts of the New World having unisexual flowers in conelike spikes and thick succulent leaves
[n] bushy plant of Old World salt marshes and sea beaches having prickly leaves; burned to produce a crude soda ash

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Batis, bush, genus Batis, shrub

Misc. Definitions

\Salt"wort`\, n. (Bot.) A name given to several plants which grow on the seashore, as the {Batis maritima}, and the glasswort. See {Glasswort}. {Black saltwort}, the sea milkwort.

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