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

  • n. Any of various succulent annual seashore herbs of the genus Cakile, of the mustard family, having pungent foliage and white to lavender flowers.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. either of two fleshy cruciferous plants (Cakile maritima and Cakile Americana) found on the seashore of Europe and America.
  • See under rocket.


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