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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of apetalous plants of the order Chenopodiaceæ, type of the tribe Salsoleæ.
  • noun [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) A genus of plants including the glasswort. See glasswort.

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  • noun chiefly Old World herbs or shrubs: saltworts

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