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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Purslane.

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  • noun weedy trailing mat-forming herb with bright yellow flowers cultivated for its edible mildly acid leaves eaten raw or cooked especially in Indian and Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine; cosmopolitan

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Alteration of pursley, alteration of purslane.]

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