from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a plant of the genus Statice (Statice Limonium), common in salt marshes. Its root is powerfully astringent, and is sometimes used in medicine. Called also sea lavender.
- n. See under Marsh.
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- n. any of various plants of the genus Limonium of temperate salt marshes having spikes of white or mauve flowers
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