from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See sea lavender.
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- n. Plants of the genus Limonium having spikes of white or mauve flowers
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gamopetalous plants, of the order Plambagineæ, type of the tribe Staticeæ.
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- n. any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowers
Latin staticē, an astringent plant, from Greek statikē, from feminine of statikos, causing to stand, astringent, from statos, standing; see stā- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)