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

  • n. A European seashore plant (Crambe maritima) of the mustard family, having edible cabbagelike leaves. Also called scurvy grass.

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  • n. Crambe maritima, a halophytic perennial plant that grows wild along the coasts of Europe.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See under kale.
  • n. a European cruciferous herb (Crambe maritima), often used as a pot herb; sea cabbage.

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  • n. perennial of coastal sands and shingles of northern Europe and Baltic and Black Seas having racemes of small white flowers and large fleshy blue-green leaves often used as potherbs


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    January 6, 2017