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

  • noun A succulent plant (Glaux maritima) of shores and brackish marshes of North America and Eurasia, having pink or white flowers.

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

  • (Bot.) A low, fleshy perennial herb (Glaux maritima) found along northern seashores.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small fleshy herb common along North American seashores and in brackish marshes having pink or white flowers


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