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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the subfamily Chenopodioideae — the orach plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of plants of the goosefoot family (Chenopodiaceae); its members include species called orach and saltbush.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of plants, natural order Chenopodiaceæ, mostly mealy or scurfy herbs or low shrubs, growing usually in saline localities, and of very little importance.
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- n. orach; saltbush
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