from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cruciferous plant of the genus Cakile.

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  • n. salt-tolerant seashore annual grown for its fragrant rose or violet flowers and fleshy grey-green foliage


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  • It looked too arid to support life, but sea-rocket with fleshy emerald stems and lilac flowers was scattered about.

    Old Junk


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